U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention news
Twenty years ago, on Dec. 23, I received a call from the Office of Communications at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.
What does “vigorous physical activity” mean? Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it means the hard stuff, like playing basketball or singles tennis, or swimming laps or running, ideally for 75 minutes per week.
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will host the 13th annual Antibiotics Symposium Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta. This year’s theme is “Thriving in a Changing Landscape.”
With traces of winter’s unusually heavy snow still lingering, farmers were out dawn to dusk in early May, planting corn and soybeans across southwestern Minnesota fields many have owned for generations.
We’ve all been hit with sticker shock lately when shopping at the grocery store. Instead of grumbling over our favorite topic — the weather — everyone is now talking about price increases for eggs, a household staple.
Sleep deficiency is a public health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If the cost of eggs is breaking the household budget, also consider the effect on the restaurant industry.
The jump in egg prices nationwide has caused a lot of economic pain, not only for consumers, but for restaurants and grocers.
A support system is available to help the Illinois farming community. “The farmer mental health initiative is incredibly important,” said Krista Lisser, public information officer at Illinois Department of Agriculture, at the Conservation Cropping Seminar.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of COVID cases has steadily risen since December.
I didn’t rush to create my goals for 2023, but the time has come. One year ago I made two goals: to buy weekly food donation cards at the grocery store to give to the food bank and to continue to pick up weekly groceries for three elderly neighbors.
With Halloween and the midterm election in the rearview, I’m ready for the holiday season to begin! There is much for which to be grateful this Thanksgiving. I love the holiday season first and foremost because Christmas celebrates the birth of my Savior.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed sweeping changes in the way chicken and turkey meat is processed that are intended to reduce illnesses from food contamination, but could require meat companies to make extensive changes to their operations.
A germ that causes a rare and sometimes deadly disease — long thought to be confined to tropical climates — has been found in soil and water in the continental United States, U.S. health officials said.
Producers have killed more than 37 million chickens and other poultry species to contain an outbreak of highly contagious avian influenza virus that first reached commercial poultry farms in February, according to the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture data.