PETA Files Complaint Against Pitt Research Lab, Set To Release Undercover VideoThe University of Pittsburgh says it's been cleared by the United States Department of Agriculture, after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals filed a complaint about the treatment of lab animals at Pitt's Rangos Research facility in Lawrenceville.
Living Treasures Animal Park Official Speaks Out About Violations From USDAA local animal park has been hit with several violations from the USDA.
Garden Expert Explains Importance Of USDA Plant Zone GuideThe last two winters have been really hard on our plants and gardens, and the harsh cold has come as a shock to many of the items we like to have traditionally grown in southwestern Pennsylvania.
USDA Report Orders Pittsburgh Zoo To Review Use Of Dogs To Herd ElephantsA report by the USDA has ordered changes to the way the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium uses dogs to help control its elephants and protect human handlers.
Parents Settle Pittsburgh Zoo Lawsuit In Mauling Death The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo.
Nestle Recalls Some Of Its Hot PocketsNestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall.
Zoo Reaches Settlement With USDA Over Boy’s DeathThe Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will pay the U.S. Department of Agriculture $4,550 as part of a settlement over an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into an exhibit of wild African dogs.
Government Shutdown Impacts Some Mortgage LoansPresident Obama met with top lawmakers Wednesday on what many hoped to be the end of a two-day government shutdown.
North Braddock Food Bank Faces New ChallengesThe North Braddock Food Bank, which operates out of the Word and Worship Church, is now fending for themselves.
Frozen Pizza RecallNestle Pizza Company is recalling some pizzas, due to plastic pieces that could be in them.
Study: Stink Bug Stench In Cow Feed Doesn't Transfer To MilkScientists with the U.S. Agriculture Department have some tasty news for milk drinkers.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.