- Cotton Funds Being Probed By Agriculture. Ramey, Joanna // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;12/4/1998, Vol. 176 Issue 106, p2
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched an inquiry into its commodity promotion programs after questions were raised about how funds have been spent, including those used for the promotion of cotton. Focus of the inquiry; Highlights of the inquiry; Criticism...
- COMMODITIES ALERT. // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p70
Presents news briefs on the activities of the United States Department of Agriculture in relation to commodities, as of August 15, 2000. Details on the promotion of blueberry in the foodservice industry; Purchases made by the department; Prices of dairy products.
- USDA Beef Grading: A Failure in Consumer Information? Miller, John A.; Topel, David G.; Rust, Robert E. // Journal of Marketing;Jan1976, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p25
The article reports on the grading system used to determine the product quality of beef products in the U.S. The author focuses on the effectiveness of the grading system used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the implications for consumers experiencing the economic effects of inflation....
- SCHOOL FOODSERVICE PRIORITIES: ASFSA lays out legislative agenda for current session. // FoodService Director;04/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p26
Reports the amending of the commodity donation formula of the United States Department of Agriculture to restore full funding for school lunches. Details on other legislative priorities on the school lunches of the American School Food Service Association (ASFSA) in the year 2001; Requests of...
- FEDERAL REGISTER. // Federal Register;11/27/2015, Vol. 80 Issue 228, preceding p73943
The article offers information on the rules and regulations of several government agencies in the U.S. Topics discussed include a rule on commodities and import regulations by the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the amendment of fuel storage by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the...
- From psyllium seeds to stoneware. Snider, S. // FDA Consumer;Mar1991, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p12
Examines how Food and Drug Administration officials work across the country to make sure that regulated products entering the United States from abroad meet the same high standards as those made here. Screening of imports; Keeping fraud out; When products fail standards; Exceptions for personal...
- High cost of staying dry. Pattison, S. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Nov91, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p40
Reviews how New York is proposing regulations that would force manufacturers to reformulate certain consumer products sold in the state--such as hair spray, air fresheners, deodorants, etc.--in an effort to reduce the state's urban smog. Consumers to bear the brunt of price increases necessary...
- Malaysian policy favors locals. Tham, James // Plastics News;11/10/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 37, p36
Focuses on the preferential treatment given by the Malaysian government toward products with local content. Surge of nationalism in Malaysia; Impact of the government's policy on small plastics producers.
- Free facts for small tracts. Damsker, Matt // Organic Gardening (08973792);May/Jun92, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p18
Looks at the US Department of Agriculture's Office for Small Scale Agriculture (OSSA). Focus on small and part-time farming operations; Free fact sheets; Information on planting, varieties, marketing, and more; Detailed how-to sheets; Gives office address; More.