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Ga. fuel inspectors checking pumps for illegal card scanners

...checking gas station pumps for illegal devices that are used to steal customers' financial information.Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black tells WABE-FM (http://bit.ly/1KP8q6f ) inspectors are checking pumps throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-04/ga-fuel-inspectors-checking-pumps-i
Bureaucracy is often bad

...helpful in many ways. It allows for most businesses to have government support. For example, because of the Department of Agriculture, farmers have a larger political standing which allows them to receive a fair price for their work. Bureaucracy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-07/bureaucracy-often-bad
40 percent of honey bees dying

...rate in nine years, according to an annual survey conducted by a bee partnership that includes the U.S. Department of Agriculture."What we're seeing with this bee problem is just a loud signal that there's some bad things happening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-13/40-percent-honey-bees-dying
Survey might gauge Ga. stink bug invasion

...sylvania in 1998 and has since been found in 42 states and two Canadian provinces, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To date, it is classified as a nuisance pest in Georgia, but could quickly become an agricultural pest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-12/survey-might-gauge-ga-stink-b
Animal Rescue owner cited, stripped of license

...for all of the outgoing animals to the state Department of Agriculture. Failure to comply with the terms of probation...Services file.Animal Services staff and a state Department of Agriculture employee went to Leahey's Bristol Trail home on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-17/animal-rescue-owner-ci
Side effects to make you sick

...administration, welfare-recipient growth is a desired Obamacare outcome ? not an unintended byproduct.Obama's Department of Agriculture in 2013 requested the Office of Management and Budget provide forecasts on how the Affordable Care Act would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-27/side-effects-make-you
Jeni's recalls ice cream after listeria found

...sandwiches and closing retail stores until its products are "ensured to be 100 percent safe."The Nebraska Department of Agriculture found the listeria in a sample of Jeni's ice cream it had randomly collected at a Whole Foods in Lincoln...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/jenis-recalls-ice-cream-af
Hormel says bird flu outbreak will hurt turkey sales

...by the disease. About 235 million turkeys were produced in the U.S. last year.On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the virus was also found at an Iowa farm holding 5.3 million hens, or almost 10 percent of the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/hormel-says-bird-flu-outbr
Many Georgia counties lack animal control services

...equipment or facility to confiscate dangerous or abused animals, Lowe said.According to data from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, more than 30 percent of counties in Georgia lack municipal animal services. That void leaves thousands of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/many-georgia-counties-lack-a
Georgia Department of Agriculture slow to verify status of workers

ATLANTA - A recent audit found Georgia's Department of Agriculture didn't use a federal database to determine whether new employees were eligible to work there, a requirement under a state law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-04/georgia-department-agricultur