U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
WASHINGTON — The USDA has identified three major supermarket chains, including some in the territory, that received part of more than 11 million pounds of recalled Tyson chicken strips. Eleven brands and several flavors are involved. Three people have reported injuries from metal pieces in the products. To view all
SAN JUAN — About 4,940 pounds of ready-to-eat corned beef was recalled after a school in Puerto Rico found metal in a chub of the meat. If Procesadora La Hacienda’s not-food-in-your-food recall sounds familiar, it’s because Productos La Aguadillana recalled nearly 18 tons of breaded chicken breasts after two schools
SAN JUAN — About 35,870 pounds, or 17.9 tons, of breaded chicken patties that went to schools in Puerto Rico have been recalled because they might have pieces of metal. The not-food-in-your-food recall was announced Thursday after a school complained Monday to manufacturer Productos La Aguadillana about metal in the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the Virgin Islands Human Services Department a “performance bonus” for significantly improving its distribution and enforcement of benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2017. The USDA award for the Virgin Islands government was $190,000 in 2016 — $20,000
FEMA Will Give You Up To $1,600 In Disaster Food Stamps (D-SNAP) If You Have Children … Even If You Never Got Food Stamps Before … APPLY NOW!
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE: Has the response by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) been timely? [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — More than two months after Hurricane Irma rattled St. Thomas and St. John to the core, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said it wants to help YOU! People
GOV. MAPP: ‘It Was My Idea All Along That The Territory Should Get D-SNAP Disaster Food Stamps’ … Now That $23 Million Worth Has Been Approved
“I DON’T NEED NO STINKIN’ FOOD STAMPS:” “And either should you, Gov. Kenneth Mapp told the people of the territory … but ultimately relented when $23 million in D-SNAP became available. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — An estimated $23 million has been approved for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP).
U.S. Department of Agriculture Institutes D-SNAP Disaster Food Stamps In The Virgin Islands … Over Mapp’s Objections
CONQUERING HERO: U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue instituted the disaster food stamps program (D-SNAP) over Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s strident objections. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Agriculture Department implemented USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) in the Virgin Islands, making a range of households recovering from Hurricanes Irma and
Most of The Animals In Puerto Rico’s Zoo Were Seized From Drug Traffickers … But Many Are Dying Or Neglected Due To San Juan’s Economic Crunch
A monkey stares out from its enclosure at the Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Danica Coto/AP [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — The economic crisis afflicting Puerto Rico for the last decade has also taken a toll on the island’s only zoo, with critics saying it is sorely understaffed
Señor Sapo Is Here In An Effort By The USDA To Teach Caribbean Children The Importance of Agriculture In The Region
DISNEY VERSION: Of Señor Sapo, a child favorite and now an educational character brought to you and your children by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Señor Sapo is coming! Señor Sapo is coming! Just who is this Señor Sapo? Well, read on gentle reader … Sr. Sapo is