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5th - 12th

Science in Your Shopping Cart

USDA Agriculture Research Service

Categories: Foods & Nutrition , General Agriculture

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Who finally broke the great San Francisco sourdough bread mystery? Helped make frozen concentrated orange juice tasty? Bred a better chili pepper and improved the taste of tortillas? Improved dairy cows and beef cattle, turkeys, and chickens? You knew it all the time; it’s the Agricultural Research Service! This illustrated booklet tells the ongoing story of ARS contributions to the abundance, variety, convenience, and healthfulness of the contents of American shopping carts.

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