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$80M In New Funding For Everglades Restoration

Good news for the Florida Everglades. The Obama administration is announcing $80 million in additional funding to help in Everglades restoration.


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USDA Expands Ban On E. Coli Tainted Meat

In an effort to prevent future outbreaks of potentially deadly bacteria the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new rules which will ban the sale of ground meat containing six additional strains of E. coli.


Roseate Spoonbills walk by the water in the Florida Everglades.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

US Promises More Money For Everglades Restoration

The U.S. government has committed to spending some big cash to help with restoration of the Florida Everglades.


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Food Pyramid Gets A Makeover

The Food Pyramid is getting a makeover. First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new food icon, to help consumers make healthier food choices.



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