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How to tell if your beef has expired, according to a food safety expert

A specialist at the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service talked to INSIDER about when beef is safe to eat and when it should be thrown away.
Here's how to tell if your chicken is expired.

How to tell if chicken is expired, according to a food safety expert

Weird smells, slime, too long in the fridge— here's how to tell if chicken has gone bad according to a specialist at the USDA.

Over 160,000 pounds of ground beef recalled after 177 reported cases of E. coli infection

Two companies have recalled 166,624 pounds of ground beef possibly contaminated with E. coli after 177 people were reportedly infected in 10 states.

Tyson is recalling 69,000 pounds of chicken strips after customers complained they contained metal

The recall comes after Tyson in January recalled 18 tons of chicken nuggets from grocery stores across the US after shoppers found rubber inside them.

27.5 million tons of US soybeans expected to go unsold this year as a direct consequence of the trade war with China

The trade war has had a major impact on agriculture over the past two years with the latest USDA figures highlighting the soybean market's problems.

The government shutdown has gotten so bad that agencies are using legal loopholes to restart critical functions

Agencies including the FDA, USDA, State, and FAA are recalling furloughed employees to keep operations running during the government shutdown.

From airport lines to food inspections, here are all the ways the government shutdown is impacting the lives of average Americans

The federal government is stuck in the second-longest shutdown ever. Average Americans are starting to see the effects from airports to paychecks.

Some American food safety inspections aren’t happening due to the government shutdown, and it could mean more food-poisoning outbreaks

The government shutdown could lead to a perhaps unexpected negative consequence: more food-poisoning outbreaks.

Trump said ‘raking and cleaning’ forests would prevent more devastating wildfires. But the government shutdown is stopping the Forest Serv...

The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on President Donald Trump idea to prevent wildfires by "raking" as the Forest Service faces a lack of funds.
President Donald Trump isn't backing down on the government shutdown, which will only get worse for millions of Americans as it continues.

The effects of the shutdown are only going to get exponentially worse as the fight drags on

As the government shutdown drags on the effects will get worse. Food stamps could