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International push to improve food safety

Feb 13, 2019

World leaders are convening at the First International Food Safety Conference, in Addis Ababa, organized by the African Union (AU), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Read more

Protecting water quality on livestock farms

Feb 10, 2019

$18.4 million in grant funding is available to help New York livestock farms implement water quality protection projects. The program funds projects that will allow livestock farms to better manage and store nutrients, such as manure, and to protect ground water and nearby waterways. Read more

Food inspections halted by government shutdown

Jan 11, 2019

The partial government shutdown has halted routine food inspections conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, the agency is working to have 150 employees come back to work to inspect riskier foods such as cheese, infant formula and produce. Read more