In light of the 2018 and 2019 E.coli O157:H7 outbreaks, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will be hosting a town hall meeting to explain the intent of a longitudinal environmental research study in California; identify leafy green growers interested in advancing what is currently known in food safety; and share details about grower participation in a research project with FDA.

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Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Time:  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sonia Salas

Last Friday, Governor Newsom released his 2020-2021 state budget proposal, the largest budget ever at $222.2 billion. The governor will now work with the California Legislature over the next several months to address questions about the proposal and to negotiate significant additions or removals of programs and associated funding. The state budget must be passed by midnight on June 15th.

The governor continues to prioritize the environment and water policy in his budget. Highlights for Western Growers members include:

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