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Troy Firm’s Cleaning Products USDA Certified ‘Biobased’

The United States Department of Agriculture has certified seven products from Troy-based Microcide Inc. for their biobased content as biopreferred for federal procurement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2011

credit: choosemyplate.gov

Create Your Perfect Plate

First lady Michelle Obama and the USDA have unveiled a new website which helps kids and families make better nutritional decisions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2011

"The Plate" is the new food group guideline. (Credit: ChooseMyPlate Gov)

“The Plate” Replaces “The Food Pyramid”

The Michigan Department of Community Health says the plate is less abstract than the pyramid and really shows you what foods you should be nibbling on.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2011

Chicken Producers Debate 'Natural' Label

A disagreement among poultry producers about whether chicken injected with salt, water and other ingredients can be promoted as “natural” has prompted federal officials to consider changing labeling guidelines.

07/30/2010

White House Apologizes To Ousted Ag Worker

An embarrassed White House apologized on Wednesday to a black Agriculture Department employee who was ousted for her remarks about race, saying the administration did not know all the facts when she was fired.

07/21/2010

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