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Food Safety Program Temporarily Spared the Ax

posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:52 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Agriculture Department grudgingly extended the life of the nation's largest produce-safety testing program Monday, just as the initiative was slated to be shut down. The tiny program samples thousands of high-risk... Full Story

USDA Secretary Touts Importance of NBAF Project

posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:42 PM

MANHATTAN, Kan. — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday that construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility near Kansas State University should move forward and not be considered a "parochial" issue relevant only to... Full Story

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