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Official lauds success of free school meals program

...those kinds of things," Mack said.On Tuesday, Kevin Concannon, USDA under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services, called the first year of nationwide implementation a success with about 52 percent of eligible schools participating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-09/official-lauds-success-fr
Severe weather updates

...questions about your policy, or if you are experiencing difficulty reaching your company, call Commissioner Hudgens' Consumer Services Hotline at 1-800-656-2298. Phone lines are now open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-14/severe-weather-updates
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...440-milligram decrease per day when kids eat at school, said Kevin Concannon, the undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The USDA is also helping out with the bulk food it makes available to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/centers-disease-control-and-
Heavy rains a disaster for agriculture, Haley says

...Agriculture.David Hardy, the chief of the soil testing section of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says that the heavy rains <0x2014> more than 30 inches in some areas <0x2014> also have washed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-19/heavy-rains-disaster-agricult
As holidays near, American Express focuses on small retailers

...consumers, we will have a $10 credit for spending that day at a small business, including retailers, restaurants and consumer services.Q: It was $25 in previous years. Why change it?A: We made the change because we want more consumers to participate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/holidays-near-american-exp
Charles Edward Spaduzzi (GOLDSBORO, N.C.)

...of Jonestown, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony and Edna Mallon Spaduzzi. Charles retired as President of Consumer Services in 1977 after 32 years of service with Westinghouse. He later served as President of Perfection Schwank in Waynesville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-08-26/charles-edward-spaduzzi-golds
State holds garage sale

...fortune teller machines. "The vendor was expecting the state to buy a whole bunch and they never did," State and Consumer Services Agency spokeswoman Erin Shaw said. "They were in storage but now they're out for sale about $150 apiece...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/29/bus_546220.shtml
Business
Pharmacy admits to error in supplement

...normal." Lechuza also said it was cooperating with authorities that include the State Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Biodyl is made in France by Duluth, Ga.-based animal pharmaceutical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/24/oth_521547.shtml
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Criminal probe into deaths of horses opened in Florida

...perhaps something more sinister, could have been involved, said a spokesman for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Officials at the club playing host to the U.S. Open tournament and several independent veterinarians have said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/22/oth_521309.shtml
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Augusta took brunt of damage

...Reach Preston Sparks and Stephanie Toone at (706) 724-0851. NEED HELP? Georgians may call the Commissioner's Consumer Services Division at (800) 656-2298, with questions about a claim or to report difficulty reaching insurance companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/16/met_520617.shtml
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