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Department Of Agriculture

  1. Victories
    Greenmarket Vendors Can Cut Their Cheese AgainThe Department of Agriculture has granted farmers’ market cheese vendors an exemption to rules about “processing.”
  2. Food Politics
    New Regulations Mean Greenmarket Vendors Can No Longer Cut Their CheeseIt’s considered “processing” by the Department of Agriculture and Markets.
  3. Food Politics
    Independent Farmers Tell Big-Agra Horror Stories to ObamaThe Justice Department has a hankering for trust-busting.
  4. Mediavore
    Department of Agriculture Sued Over Beef; Skip Wine Pairings in Top RestaurantsThe Humane Society filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the Agriculture Department, alleging the bureau has created a legal loophole that consistently permits potentially sick cows to enter the food supply. [NYT] The City Council’s bill to place more fruit-and-vegetable street vendors in poor neighborhoods could hurt business for grocery stores and bodegas in those neighborhoods. [NYT] Even with a reservation, dining at hot spots in L.A. can be just as bad, if not worse, than in New York. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]