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    Posted: 6/28/2011 7:35:55 AM EST
    An image made from a video provided by the USDA shows a scene from a new U.S. government campaign to raise awareness of safe handling of foods. The campaign reminds people to clean off surfaces and utensils, separate raw meats from other foods and other safety precautions. (AP Photo/USDA)
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    Posted: 6/28/2011 7:35:55 AM EST
    An image made from a video provided by the USDA shows a scene from a new U.S. government campaign to raise awareness of safe handling of foods. The campaign reminds people to clean off surfaces and utensils, separate raw meats from other foods and other safety precautions. (AP Photo/USDA)
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    Posted: 6/28/2011 7:35:55 AM EST
    An image made from a video provided by the USDA shows a scene from a new U.S. government campaign to raise awareness of safe handling of foods. The campaign reminds people to clean off surfaces and utensils, separate raw meats from other foods and other safety precautions. (AP Photo/USDA)
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    Posted: 6/2/2011 12:03:49 PM EST
    The new USDA food plate is seen in a handout image. REUTERS/USDA/Handout
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:52 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, Mexican cattle is dipped in insecticide during a USDA inspection in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:51 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, Mexican cattle, seen in a cattle trailer, is prepared for transport after USDA inspection in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:51 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, a Mexican cow is marked for return after USDA inspection in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:51 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, Mexican cattle is prepared for transport after USDA inspection in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:50 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, a Mexican cow is marked for return after USDA inspection in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:50 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, USDA animal health technician James Wels inspects Mexican cattle in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:50 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, USDA animal health technician James Wels inspects Mexican cattle in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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    Posted: 5/16/2011 3:50:49 AM EST
    In this photo taken May 3, 2011, Mexican cattle is prepared for transport after USDA inspection in Laredo, Texas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has shifted some of its cattle inspection stations from Mexico into the United States after concerns about drug cartel violence. The change has occurred over the past year at three of the 11 stations along the border that check cattle being imported from Mexico. All the new stations are in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  •  - Firefighters from the USDA Forest Service prepare before entering the out of control wild fires in Palo Pinto County

    Firefighters from the USDA Forest Service prepare before entering the out of control wild fires in Palo Pinto County

    Posted: 4/19/2011 6:21:57 PM EST
    Firefighters from the USDA Forest Service prepare before entering the out of control wild fires in Palo Pinto County, Texas April 19, 2011. High winds and high temperatures are hampering the efforts of fire crews to contain the blaze. REUTERS/Tim Sharp (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
  •  - Firefighters from the USDA Forest Service prepare before entering the out of control wild fires in Palo Pinto County

    Firefighters from the USDA Forest Service prepare before entering the out of control wild fires in Palo Pinto County

    Posted: 4/19/2011 6:04:43 PM EST
    Firefighters from the USDA Forest Service prepare before entering the out of control wild fires in Palo Pinto County, Texas April 19, 2011. High winds and high temperatures are hampering the efforts of fire crews to contain the blaze. REUTERS/Tim Sharp (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
  •  - USDA Undersecretary Penn arrives for talks with Japanese officials on U.S. beef in Tokyo

    USDA Undersecretary Penn arrives for talks with Japanese officials on U.S. beef in Tokyo

    Posted: 1/24/2006 3:39:49 AM EST
    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Undersecretary J.B. Penn (R) arrives for talks with Japanese government officials on issues regarding the discovery of banned spinal material in a U.S. beef cargo on January 20, at the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo January 26, 2006. The discovery prompted Tokyo to stop all imports of the meat from the U.S. Japanese Foreign Ministry's Economic Affairs Bureau Director-General Kaoru Ishikawa, is seen behind him. REUTERS/Issei Kato