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After the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control told consumers on Thursday not to eat romaine lettuce from the Salinas Valley in California due to illnesses from E. coli O157, the head of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) and Rep.
Courtesy of Congressman Jimmy Panetta’s Office:
Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement after speaking with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, Frank Yiannas about the ongoing investigation into an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce:
WATSONVILLE — After 25 years of the Santa Cruz County Community Assessment Project, leaders are still calling the community to “achieve well-being for all.”
WASHINGTON — California representatives in Congress have said they intend to bring a bill forward they say would help improve electrical grids across the country in light of recent power shutoffs by Pacific Gas & Electric Company.
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented farmworkers could see a new path to legalization under the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a bipartisan bill presented in the House Judiciary Committee this week.
Proponents of the bill say the legislation will help address a severe worker shortage in agriculture, while granting more stability and security to those working in the fields.
As a pharmacist, I’ve seen incredible advancements in medicine in my lifetime.
Over the course of my career, I saw the creation and evolution of truly life-changing treatments for patients who would have been without hope when I first started in the profession.
MONTEREY – Passed on an 18-12 vote of the House Judiciary Committee, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a bipartisan bill spearheaded by Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, and five others, has been recommended for a full vote of the U.S. House of Representatives.
SANTA CRUZ — Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, introduced legislation Tuesday to create a tax credit to encourage transit agencies to use zero-emission buses.