Two hundred sixty-one foods comprise each market basket and represent more than 3,500 different items reported in the UDSA
food-consumption surveys; for example, apple pie represents all fruit pies and pastries.
As a native species, black walnut grows comfortably as far north as the Great Lakes and Ontario, up to northern New York and along the Atlantic seaboard into New England as far as Maine (UDSA
Growing Zone 4) and west to South Dakota.
Richard Brenner, UDSA
& ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology in Gainesville, Fla.
Some other priorities: FDA plans to publish a final rule regarding HACCP for fruit and vegetable juices; educate consumers and retail handlers about safety precaution; implement and update food safety research; consult with UDSA
on additional research needs; and, support the food safety program and support development of the Joint Institute for Food Safety Research.
Aerial photographs were provided by the UDSA
, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.
pungens, which most frequently occurs in northern Indiana, has been reported in Grant and Wayne Counties in east-central Indiana (Deam, 1940; UDSA
However, when some cattle later became non-ambulatory after passing inspection, the plant should have summoned the inspector again, and it did not do so, according to UDSA
According to an April study from the General Accounting Office, FDA was able to inspect only about 2 percent of the 2.7 million food shipments to the United States last year with its 565 inspectors, whereas UDSA
inspectors are mandated to physically examine each carcass on a production line.