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Produce Industry Lacks Safety Regulations

As the FBI and the FDA investigate two produce companies in Salinas, Calif., for evidence of lapses that could have caused last month's E. coli outbreak, one of the plants announces new internal standards for food safety.

But as John Sepulvado of member station KAZU reports, the produce industry has no enforceable food safety federal regulations.

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John Sepulvado