FOOD SAFETY: USDA urged to identify f/s units buying tainted meat
- Welcome to the USDA Hot Seat! Buzalka, Mike // Food Management;Feb2001, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p10
Focuses on the managing strategy of Ann Veneman, secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture. Career background; Promise of ensuring fair competition in agricultural markets; Details on the tightened microbial testing in meat industry.
- Beginning Farmers, Ranchers panel named. // Western Farm Press;10/18/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p18
Reports on the creation of nine Sun Belt representatives to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers by agriculture secretary Ann Veneman. Launch of a pilot program to help farmers and ranchers purchase land; Ways to encourage federal and state beginning...
- USDA begins livestock assistance payments. // Southwest Farm Press;1/22/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p13
Reports on the beginning of payments for the Livestock Assistance Program announced by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman. Benefits of the program to livestock producers; Details of the program; Information on the funding for the program.
- Report card on Ann Veneman. // National Provisioner;Oct2001, Vol. 215 Issue 10, p100
Presents the opinion of representatives the U.S. meat and poultry industry on the leadership and performance of U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman. Veneman's professional background; Names and designations of representatives that have given their opinion; Overall evaluation of Veneman;...
- Can Cold Cuts Kill? Weisskopf, Michael // Time;3/3/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 9, p24
Examines efforts by the processed-meat industry in the United States to keep a deadly bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes, out of deli meats. Pledge by Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman to step up testing after an outbreak of listeriosis; Anger of consumer advocates at changes in the U.S....
- Veneman questions GAO report on BSE. Huffman, Mark // Food Engineering;Apr2002, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p20
Reports the inquiry of U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ann Venemen on the GAO report on bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Efforts of Veneman to block the entry of disease; Support of the agency to prevent infections on cattle; Concern of Venemen on failure of GAO in correcting accurate report.
- Mandatory ID, but how? Ishmael, Wes // BEEF;Jun2005, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p11
Relates the author's perspective on the efforts of the beef industry to push through the National Animal Identification (ID) System to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Role of Ann Veneman, the former Secretary of Agriculture, on the making of the national animal ID system; Explanation of the...
- President proposes 5 percent increase for USDA. // Southwest Farm Press;2/12/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p9
Reports on the recommendation of the U.S. government for an increase in spending for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for fiscal year 2005 beginning October 2004. Statement from USDA secretary Ann Veneman about the budget; Budget appropriated for homeland security and food supply...
- BRIEFLY. // Dairy Foods;Jan2001, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p11
Presents news briefs from the dairy industry in the United States as of January 2001. Support of the dairy industry to the appointment of Ann Veneman as head of the Department of Agriculture; Decline of milk sales in September 2000.