USDA http://nwpr.org en USDA Says GM Wheat In Oregon Appears To Be 'Isolated Incident' http://nwpr.org/post/usda-says-gm-wheat-oregon-appears-be-isolated-incident <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/061413AK_GMOwheat_NEW_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The US Department of Agriculture says stalks of genetically modified wheat found in a field in Oregon look to be an isolated incident. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:15:14 +0000 Anna King 29371 at http://nwpr.org USDA Says GM Wheat In Oregon Appears To Be 'Isolated Incident' Japan Suspends White Winter Wheat Purchases from the Northwest http://nwpr.org/post/japan-suspends-white-winter-wheat-purchases-northwest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Japan has temporarily suspended white winter wheat purchases from the Pacific Northwest.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture announced the move in response to a report that U.S. regulators found genetically modified wheat on an Oregon farm.</span></p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 23:36:35 +0000 Amelia Templeton 28464 at http://nwpr.org Japan Suspends White Winter Wheat Purchases from the Northwest USDA Visits Eugene For Farm To School Programs http://nwpr.org/post/usda-visits-eugene-farm-school-programs <p>Eugene, Ore.- Representatives from the US Department of Agriculture will visit two Eugene, Oregon school districts next week. Bethel and 4J were chosen along with a dozen other districts across the nation as models for their farm to school programs.</p><p>Farm to School teaches students about local food. Megan Kemple is Farm to School Coordinator with the&nbsp;Willamette Farm and Food Coalition. She says many children don&#39;t know where their food comes from.</p> Tue, 18 May 2010 19:16:00 +0000 2860 at http://nwpr.org Food Scientist Dr. Stephanie Clark On Dairy Processing http://nwpr.org/post/food-scientist-dr-stephanie-clark-dairy-processing <p>Recently, Northwest Public Radio aired a profile about a family dairy as part of a series on the Northwest economy.It resulted in a flurry of comments from representatives of the dairy industry, and it spurred questions about the practices of pasteurization and homogenization. Mary Hawkins took the opportunity to speak with leading dairy expert, <a href="http://www.fshn.hs.iastate.edu/faculty/clark.php"><u>Stephanie Clark</u></a>.Formerly with Washington State University, Dr. Wed, 16 Dec 2009 23:02:00 +0000 2871 at http://nwpr.org Food Scientist Dr. Stephanie Clark On Dairy Processing