Department of Agriculture

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Restaurant Inspections To Be Available Online

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is working on a system to aggregate thousands of restaurant inspection reports each month from counties and municipalities and post them on its website.

01/06/2013

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State Shuts Down Kennel Accused Of Fraud

The state has shut down Triangle Pet Control Services in McKees Rocks. Authorities say the kennel was forced to close immediately because it allegedly defrauded the state by getting paid for services it didn’t actually perform.

10/01/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Farmer’s Cannons Ruffle Feathers In Washington Co.

Some people who live in Clover Hill, Washington County, are upset with one farmer’s method to keep the birds away.

10/10/2011

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Rules For Buying Organic Foods

Across the country, the number of farms growing organic food is increasing. Organic means crops are grown without synthetic fertilizer or pesticides, no artificial hormones or antibiotics for the animals.

06/23/2011

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