United States Department of Agriculture

Workers and safety advocates feared the faster speeds would lead to more injuries and COVID-19 infections.
Nestlé has received at least one report of a “minor oral injury” associated with consumption of the pepperoni-flavored product.
Australian authorities initially thought the bird had snuck into the country from the U.S. and feared it was a disease risk.
For many civil rights leaders, the Iowan's treatment of Black USDA employee Shirley Sherrod last time he was secretary still stings.
The Biden White House could reverse Trump's new regulation for H-2A visas after taking over, but it's likely to be a time-consuming process.
The nest was found after a worker for the Washington state Agriculture Department caught two of the large hornets in a trap Wednesday.
The U.S. Agriculture Department's decision to suspend a farm labor survey could lead to lower minimum wages in the fields.
Hundreds of other inspectors have either tested positive for the coronavirus or are under self-quarantine because of suspected exposure.
Officials estimate about 700,000 pigs nationwide being killed each week, disposed of in landfills or composted.
The pandemic is speeding up a major change to the federal safety net.