Essays Tagged: "USDA"

A journal analysis of health and nutrition related issues of elderly individuals, compared to those of young children.

f health concern among the elderly.According to a study conducted by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1989-91, there appears to be a number of different factors that directly show cause for the al ...

(6 pages) 254 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

If you are in a Zoology class and need a research paper, here it is!

swine. However, it is also very dangerous to other hoofed animals including deer, goats, and sheep (USDA, 2001). Learning about the disease and how it moves is the only way to try and control it. The ... nent drop in milk, inability to effectively gain weight, and a decrease in the quality of its coat (USDA, 2001). The effects of FMD are far more horrifiying to the farmer and to his family, than to th ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Azalea Seafood Gumbo Shoppe

producers)? The ability to produce large quantities of a product. The need to comply with the FDA, USDA, and to comply with other health standards. If a product is bad, then not only will the reputat ...

(3 pages) 199 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Evaluative Essay on Meat Inspection

lation than in food safety (Green). In conjunction with the warning by the Academy of Sciences, the USDA launched the Streamlined Inspection System for Cattle. The program was designed to reduce the p ... raudulent, often approving the use of known contaminated meats. Today the federal inspectors of the USDA's Food Safety staff and Inspection service are demoralized and understaffed. In 1978 the USDA h ...

(5 pages) 137 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

THE USDA FOOD PYRAMID AND ITS ALTERNATIVES

The USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) food pyramid is a graphic organizer that was released in 1992 ... nd variety. However, since 1992 the field of nutrition has matured and the facts illustrated in the USDA food pyramid are not necessarily still to the best of our knowledge. But one would do well to w ... ur knowledge. But one would do well to wonder if they ever were. For one thing, the creators of the USDA food pyramid work for a branch of the government that has the interests of American agribusines ...

(5 pages) 116 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Recommended Daily Allowance

1. The Food Pyramid, developed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), is an excellent tool to help you make healthy food choices. The food pyramid can help you cho ... defined categories and serving recommendations. According to many experts, the main failings of the USDA Food Guide Pyramid are an overemphasis on potatoes and other starches, and no effort to separat ...

(1 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Animal cruelty- This case is against the abuse of animals

majority of animals used in research do not feel significant pain or distress. According to recent USDA records, ninety-four percent experience no pain or slight or momentary pain - such as a pinpric ... search is heavily regulated." (AMP)AMP claim animal research is heavily regulated; in opposition, a USDA employee survey reported to the actually negative effectiveness of IACUC. [Institutional Animal ...

(7 pages) 127 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Restaurant: Steak Buffet - Business Plan

another. Sagebrush Sam's does this by being the only buffet concept that features mesquite-grilled, USDA-choice sirloin steaks, cooked on our display grill, for one low price. We will be serving top q ... be provided with a fun atmosphere. We will be doing unique things (such as serving all-you-can-eat USDA-choice sirloin steaks on a display mesquite grill) that will set us apart from the competition. ...

(36 pages) 422 0 3.6 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Market Segmentation Criteria

ds of these various groups by marketing to them in the same way.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) conducted a dietary survey in the United States in the late ninety's regarding the consumption ... s card, are certainly a substantial consumer in the fast food industry. Other key findings from the USDA research study, were 26.5 percent of adults reported eating fast food, young adults ages 20 to ...

(5 pages) 288 0 3.9 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

To Buy or Not to Buy (an essay on the truth about organic food)

recognized standards to ease the skepticism of many consumers. Soon after this act was passed, the USDA implemented regulations that only allowed produce labeled as organic to come from farms or othe ... eration headquarters that were certified by a state or private entity that had been approved by the USDA. By implementing a way to regulate what organic products come into a grocery store, many more c ...

(4 pages) 85 1 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Beef: Cooking And Handling

Veal is pale pink and contains more cholesterol than beef.All beef found in retail stores is either USDA inspected for wholesomeness or inspected by state systems which have standards equal to the Fed ... Each steer and its internal organs are inspected for signs of disease. The "Passed and Inspected by USDA" seal insures the beef is wholesome and free from disease.The first standards for grading beef ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Milk Prices         The milk prices are one of the biggest

is down.Milk Income Loss Contract is a program that helps farmer with the low milk prices (www.fsa.usda.gov). The only problem with this program is that it only pays the farm the money if the farmer ... get paid up to 2,400,000lbs of milk so if you make more than that you wont get paid for it (www.fsa.usda.gov). So it really doesn't amount to anything.Personally I don't like the new program that the ...

(9 pages) 468 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

EPA

new informal agenda committee which combined with other agricultural agencies and like the FDA and USDA. The major duty of the EPA was to clean up pervious polluted areas and to help reduce and preve ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Animal testing

amount of distress and pain an animal is subjected to. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the body that governs animal testing, must approve all testing performed (USDA). The USDA mus ... ng performed (USDA). The USDA must also authorize the numbers and types of animals experimented on (USDA). Tests can no longer be performed if conclusive data is already available. In 1991, it was dis ...

(8 pages) 74 0 2.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Should animals be used in research

majority of animals used in research do not feel significant pain or distress. According to recent USDA records, ninety-four percent experience no pain or slight or momentary pain - such as a pinpric ... search is heavily regulated" (AMP).AMP claim animal research is heavily regulated; in opposition, a USDA employee survey reported to the actually negative effectiveness of IACUC. [Institutional Animal ...

(8 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Essay Against Animal Testing

Animal TestingSince 2002, over 1 million animals that the USDA collects numbers on, which includes dogs, cats, sheep, hamsters, guinea pigs, and primates, hav ... ulness of products and their ingredients. Fortunately, more than half of the animals counted by the USDA are involved in experiments that do not cause pain. In 2002, 489,262 animals (not including mic ...

(3 pages) 167 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Nursing Retention

nce (Metules, 2007).The Old Food Pyramid has been replaced with a new diagram called "MyPlate". The USDA has now recommended making half your plate fruits and vegetables, making at least half your gra ... getables, making at least half your grains whole grains, and switching to fat-free or low-fat milk (USDA, 2014).ConclusionRestatement of thesis: Registered nurses will maintain longevity and job satis ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Organic Is the Way To Go

by far the best choice a shopper can make when looking to have a healthier lifestyle. Although the USDA makes no claim that organic foods are better for you than conventional foods, consumers who pre ... entional foods, and would not pay the high price that is associated with the food. According to the USDA, they make no formal claims that organically produced food is any safer or more nutritious than ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science