Senators Want High-Speed Internet Threshold Quadrupled

In a letter to several government agencies, a bipartisan group of senators is calling for the definition of “high-speed” internet to be quadrupled.

Organic Turkey: Is It Worth the Extra Cost?

Organic turkey is a hot topic in these days before Thanksgiving, with many folks wondering if they’re worth the extra cost. According to Consumer Reports, the answer is yes. Our favorite organic #turkey recipe. What's yours? https://t.co/P7GDPTz5nl #thanksgiving #food #flavor…

Ground Beef Recall: Children at Risk

According to the USDA, children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk from the recall of 1.8 million pounds of ground beef. “The very young, the very old, and those with immune systems that have…

Beef Recall Investigation Reveals Company Deception

It’s a case that previously had been known for the sheer volume of the recall—millions of pounds of bad meat, retrieved from thousands of stores across the country. But CNN is now reporting that the case has a far more…

Beef Recall: USDA Inspector Had Relationship With Foreman

More details have arisen concerning the beef recall that includes a year’s worth of meat. The recall began in February and since then information has been spilling out on what exactly transpired. The beef was shipped out January 1st, 2013…

USDA Banning All Junk Food In Schools On July 1

Dear lovers of freedom, Say goodbye to your Sour Warheads, your gummy bears, your Wonder Balls, your Big League Chew, and putting Bugles on the end of your fingertips – they’re gone. Well, at least in your public school system. The…

Bacon Prices Rise as Virus Kills Newborn Pigs

Bacon prices are rising as a virus sweeps though the Unites States, killing baby pigs. The Associated Press reported that the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, which has never been seen in the United States, has already killed millions of pigs…

Hot Pockets Recall: Nestlé USA Recalls Philly Steak and Cheese Hot Pockets

The recent Hot Pockets recall has prompted the removal of various flavors of the product as part of a massive meat recall. On Feb. 18, Nestlé USA issued a press release with details about the voluntary product recall. The multinational food and beverage…

Jerky Recall: Utah Company Products Contain Unspecified Allergen

Well, it appears that 2014 is starting off pretty rough for beef. Just when this meat recall epidemic could not get any worst, another company has asked distributors to take their products off of store shelves. This time, however, the…

Meat Recall Amounts To a Year’s Worth of Product

Northern California meat producer, Rancho Feeding Corp., is recalling 8.7 million pounds, or what amounts to about a year’s worth, of meat. The affected meat was processed from Jan. 1, 2013, through Jan. 7, 2014, according to the AP. Rancho…

Foster Farms Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

A public health alert was issued on October 7, 2013 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) after nearly 300 cases of salmonella were reported in 18 states across the U.S. The products that…

Horse Slaughterhouse: USDA Opens Path for Horsemeat

Horse—It’s What’s for Dinner. Is this the new trendy food item? Despite the fact that the UK was recently up in arms after it was discovered that some varieties of microwavable meals contained horsemeat, other countries are comfortable with the…

Beef Recall: National Beef Could Contain E. Coli

The National Beef Packing company this week recalled almost 23,000 pounds of ground beef over fears it could be contaminated with E. coli. The Missouri company issued the recall after the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection…

Higher Food Prices Could Take a Chunk Out of Your Budget by The End of the Year

“Higher food prices” isn’t the sort of headline most people want to read at the moment. Although some areas have noticed an increase in jobs, 8.2% of the population is still unemployed. Not surprisingly, the last thing these individuals want…

USDA to Improve Regulations For Internet Pet Sales

The USDA is proposing changes to current laws that bring internet puppy sellers into the Animal Welfare Act. Before now, dog breeders who sell their animals online were able to get around the 1966 law, which stipulates that a retail…

Neologism Pink Slime In Ground Beef Is Bad!!

Thousands of people have begun to take notice of a pink slimy goo on ground hamburger beef. There has been a lot of media buzz about exactly what it is and if it’s harmful or not. Many food advocates want…

BestCigarPrices.com Rallying Cigar Enthusiasts To Oppose New Restrictions On Cigars

After one branch of the U.S. government nearly declared pizza sauce a vegetable, another branch is issuing new tobacco regulations that are vexing the cigar industry. Not that tobacco- and pizza-related issues should be even slightly similar but the comparison…

U.S. Invests $1.2 Billion For Rural Broadband

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced funding of 126 Recovery Act broadband infrastructure projects aimed at creating jobs and providing rural residents in 38 states and Native American tribal areas improved service.