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October 15 — A new growth medium will improve laboratory efforts to isolate and monitor populations of microbes that can cause food poisoning. Go.
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October 14 —USDA Secretary Ann Veneman signs a memorandum of understanding with People's Republic of China ambassador Yang Jiechi for the construction of a classical Chinese garden at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington. Go.
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In the October Magazine
Foot fungi make grasshoppers go belly up... Unmasking a food toxin... Rice is especially nice when you're studying corn and sorghum... "D"-creasing seniors' slips and falls... Eggshell quality linked to Salmonella... And More!


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