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RECALL: Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Chicken Product Due To Possible Adulteration

Tyson Foods Inc.is recalling certain 28-oz. bags containing “Tyson® Any’tizers® Fully Cooked Hot Wings®” that may be adulterated because of having an “off odor” scent.

Local Products Challenge Reaches Record Numbers

During this year’s month-long challenge, 96 National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program partners celebrated Texas agriculture by using more Texas ingredients in meals served at schools.

RECALL: Nijay International, Inc. Recalls Coriander Powder Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Nijay International, Inc. of Anaheim, CA, is recalling 8 cases of Down to Earth Organic Coriander Powder, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

RECALL: Voluntary Recall of Gluten-Free Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios Due to Inadvertent Introduction of Wheat Allergen

General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California, facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects.

RECALL: Aspen Foods Recalls Frozen, Raw, Stuffed & Breaded Chicken Products Due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis Contamination

This release is being reissued to expand the July 15, 2015 recall to include additional products. After further analysis, Aspen Foods chose to recall products in an effort to prevent additional illness. Details of this release were also updated to reflect a change in poundage and distribution area.

Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Enjoys Lunch in Nacogdoches

Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller took time out of his busy schedule to enjoy a nutritious lunch with students at Raguet Elementary School in Nacogdoches ISD.

Week Two of the State Fair of Texas Underway, Excitement Happening at Food and Fiber Pavilion

Free ice cream cones, musical performances, live bees, food sampling, Texas Wine Garden and more are among the highlights at this year’s fair!

State Fair of Texas Kicks off Today, Commissioner Miller Encourages Fairgoers to Enjoy Food and Fiber Pavilion

New to the Food and Fiber Pavilion this year is TDA’s The Great Plate of Texas booth — an interactive exhibit designed to engage children in the journey their food makes from farm to plate.

Commissioner Miller Announces Farm Fresh Fridays Initiative to Connect Texas Schools with Local Farmers and Ranchers

Farm Fresh Fridays is about teaching our kids where their food comes from and why it is important to make healthy choices.

Federally Funded Meal Programs Available to Help Feed Texans in Need

Approximately 13,000 adult and child care centers and home-based day cares in Texas are serving free or reduced-priced meals through the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

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