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FDA reworking ag water rules

More than eight years after Congress passed the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Food and Drug Administration, industry and outside scientists are still struggling to figure out the best way to ensure the water used for irrigating and packing fresh produce is safe.
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Trump backs spending deal to avert shutdown

Assured of President Donald Trump's support, the Senate and then the House passed a fiscal 2019 spending agreement Thursday to avert another government shutdown and fund USDA, Interior, FDA and other departments and agencies important to agriculture through Sept. 30.
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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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