USDA http://wshu.org en DeLauro, Slaughter sponsporing bill to strengthen USDA's ability to issue recalls http://wshu.org/post/delauro-slaughter-sponsporing-bill-strengthen-usdas-ability-issue-recalls <p></p><p>Democratic Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Louise Slaughter of New York are sponsoring legislation in the Republican-controlled House that would remove any doubt that the U.S. Department of Agriculture can issue recalls for unsafe meat, poultry, or egg products. Under current law, the USDA can only issue a recall if a product is considered to be "adulterated".</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:08:48 +0000 Dan Katz 20227 at http://wshu.org DeLauro, Slaughter sponsporing bill to strengthen USDA's ability to issue recalls Hunters consider legal action over deer kill http://wshu.org/post/hunters-consider-legal-action-over-deer-kill <p>Farmers and some towns on the East End of Long Island have hired federal sharpshooters from the U.S. Department of Agriculture this winter to kill thousands of deer as a population control measure. Hunters have voiced discontent with the program and are weighing legal action.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 08:26:00 +0000 Will James 11530 at http://wshu.org Hunters consider legal action over deer kill