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University Of New Hampshire Printing Dietary Guidelines Directly On Plates Used In Campus Dining Halls

They may not be binging on broccoli, but some University of New Hampshire students are at least pausing before they fill up on fried food, thanks to dishware designed to remind them about healthy options.

09/18/2013

Freshly caught clams and size checking ring.

Shellfish Recall Reported

The state Department of Agriculture is alerting the public to a voluntary shellfish recall. The department says it is voluntarily recalling oysters and clams harvested from waters in Norwalk and Westport. That’s due to the […]

08/05/2013

(Courtesy Cornell.edu)

US Maple Syrup Production Hits Record High, Vermont Leads

U.S. maple syrup production soared to a record 3.2 million gallons this year, boosted by good weather and a high number of syrup taps in use.

06/12/2013

Corn Connecticut Grown Mascot

Dept. of Agriculture Targets Misuse Of Connecticut Grown Label

Those misusing the Connecticut Grown label, logo, and slogan could soon be facing penalties as a result of an enhanced effort by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.

05/28/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

File photo of food for sale in a supermarket. (JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Panel OKs Altered Food Labels

Connecticut has taken the first step to require producers to label food that has been genetically modified.

03/21/2012

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