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Food Labeling

  • Insight About Misleading Milk Labels
    The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently notified some dairy companies that sell milk in Pennsylvania that their labels are false or misleading and need to be changed. A related opinion editorial by veterinarian Donald L. Yorlets was published on December 2nd by the Harrisburg Patriot News.
  • The Larger Issue About Food Labeling
    Farmers have been frustrated with the practices of some food marketers that seek competitive advantage in the marketplace through inaccurate product labeling. The impact on agriculture of “absence labeling is discussed by Pennsylvania Farm Bureau President Carl T. Shaffer.

PENNSYLVANIA FARM MARKET GUIDE AVAILABLE

AgMap - Mainted by Pennsylvania State University Agricultural Department, AgMap is a online searchable directory of America's agricultural businesses, which includes producers, processors, and service providers. AgMap contains listings of not only traditional agicultural businesses, but also the businesses in forestry, turf grass, landscaping, nursery, and much more .... Over 3,425 businesses have listed on AgMap.

PDA Pennsylvania Preferred Program
How farmers can sell fresh produce to grocery stores & retailers through the Department of Agriculture's program.