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FDA proposing new ag water requirements for produce

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing to have growers of leafy greens and other fruits and vegetables conduct “comprehensive assessments” of pre-harvest agricultural water, replacing the current requirement in FDA's 2015 Produce Safety Rule for microbial water quality testing.
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Romaine lettuce filed in Salinas valley

Ostroff: Outbreaks a wake-up call to growers

FDA's just-retired top food regulator says the stunning warning that the agency issued about romaine lettuce two days before Thanksgiving was a wake-up call for growers to tighten safety standards and facilitate the tracking of their crops from field to store.
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