Alan Bjerga

Bloomberg News

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Covers agriculture and food for Bloomberg News; Author of Endless Appetites

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If you have romaine lettuce in your fridge, throw it out. That’s what the CDC said on Tuesday after a deadly strain of the E.

Why washing E. Coli-contaminated romaine lettuce isn't safe enough

If you have romaine lettuce in your fridge, throw it out. That’s what the CDC said on Tuesday after a deadly strain of the E.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump says America’s trading partners have ripped us off for too long, so he raised tariffs on a range of imports.

Will California benefit from Trump’s $12 billion farm aid package?

President Trump says America’s trading partners have ripped us off for too long, so he raised tariffs on a range of imports.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has unveiled new labels for genetically modified foods, but they don’t actually say “GMO” or “genetically modified.”

'Orwellian' new labels for genetically modified foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has unveiled new labels for genetically modified foods, but they don’t actually say “GMO” or “genetically modified.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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