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    USDA Expands Meat and Poultry Hotline Hours to Further Provide Food Safety Information to Consumers

    Apr 3, 2017

    WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that it is increasing the delivery of safe food handling and preparation information by expanding the hours of its Meat and Poultry Hotline and Ask Karen chat services.  As detailed in the Agency’s 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, FSIS is focusing on the reduction of foodborne illness, and one way to contribute to that reduction is to increase public awareness of safe food handling information.

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    Survey: Slashing EPA Won't Improve U.S. Economy

    Mar 27, 2017

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Results from a survey of members of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), the leading professional organization of economists studying environmental and resource issues, found that 80 percent disagree that reducing the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory power will improve the U.S. economy.