Gene Sequencing Helps Track Food Pathogens
Advances in gene-sequencing technology are giving authorities a new tool to investigate food-safety cases, enabling them to effectively create biological fingerprints to track pathogens. Whole-genome sequencing, which maps the entire DNA of a pathogen, …
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Feds Spent 0 Billion on Food Assistance Last Year
The federal government spent $ 100 billion providing food assistance to Americans last year, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The lion's share of spending comes from the food stamp program, which gave benefits to an average 46 …
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