IN RELIEF: USDA adds potato, tomato buys
- Lunch Funding Retained. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;3/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p31
Presents information on several school lunch budget allocation projects of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2006. Partnership of the USDA with the National Turkey Federation and vendors to develop a specification for a moistened cooked ground turkey heat-in-bag product; Quantity of...
- Attn: School foodservice directors and other commodity purchasers. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;08/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p106
Highlights food purchases of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Includes cases of frozen apricots and canned pear halves; Canned sliced and diced peaches; Canned of cherries and bonus raisins; Dried pitted prunes and prune puree.
- Turkey safety and handling. // Consumer Reports;Nov94, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p702
Reports on the development of a faster test to detect `generic bacteria' on poultry, beef and pork to be implemented by the US Department of Agriculture. Useful tips on USDA safe-handling label; Means of preventing bacteria from spreading; Proper storage; Ways to properly thaw a frozen turkey;...
- TURKEY TIME. // FoodService Director;10/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p59
Highlights the number of turkeys raised in the U.S. in 2000 according to the National Turkey Federation. Percentage of people in the U.S. who eat turkey at Thanksgiving; Turkey recipes which are favorites at the Agriculture Department headquarters in Washington, D.C.
- Good gobblin'. // Diabetes Forecast;Nov96, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p19
Reports on the publication of the free booklet `Talking About Turkey,' by the United States Department of Agriculture which contain information on buying, storing, thawing, cooking and serving turkey. Highlights' Availability; Contact information.
- turkeys. Erickson, Kim // Better Nutrition;Nov2007, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p48
The article compares the free-range turkeys and those raised in industrial farms and offers suggestions on picking the best turkey for Thanksgiving Day. It mentions that many turkey farms that claim to be free-range actually raise their birds in the same conditions as industrial poultry farms....
- New advice says don't stuff the holiday turkey. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/11/96, Vol. 7 Issue 14, p35
Focuses on the advice by the US Department of Agriculture's Meat and Poultry Hotline advising against stuffing a turkey. Comment by Bessie Berry, acting director of nationwide toll-free Hotline; Health risks of stuffing turkey; Contact information.
- Kelly Turkeys readies premium Thanksgiving US poultry push. White, Kevin // Grocer;11/26/2016, p46
The article reports that Essex-based poultry supplier Kelly Turkeys has received an approval by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to market its Kelly Bronze turkeys in the U.S.
- Weather delays Florida tomato shipments. Hollis, Paul // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;1/9/2012, p2
The article presents the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Vegetables and Melons Outlook Report, which showed that the tomato season in Florida was delayed by unusual warm weather and heavy rains in September and October 2011 but shipments were anticipated to return to normal by mid- to...