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Published June 09, 2010, 12:00 AM

Food safety

In this June 4, 2010, file photo a farm worker carries a bucket of picked tomatoes in Homestead, Fla., in expectation of a temperature drop to the low 40's. Few rules are on the books that require preventive steps to make many foods, produce in particular, safer. The FDA now hopes to change that through sweeping rules designed to more closely track how growers, packers, shippers, distributors and retailers handle the produce Americans eat as it courses from the farm to consumer's tables. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Read the article: Outbreaks drive new FDA rules