Editor’s note: This piece was originally published by The Regulatory Review and is republished here with permission.

Insurance underwriters can help farmers manage the risk of microbial contamination in their fields.

Foodborne illness is a public health problem of pandemic proportions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that

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The Senate was hard at work Tuesday considering dozens of farm bill amendments in an hours-long “vote-o-rama” that included repealing a 2008 farm bill provision to create a catfish inspection program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Unless the House decides that the program — which the Government Accountability Office
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