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Missouri receives $1.2 million in federal food safety grants

September 27, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The state of Missouri has received more than $1.2 million in federal grants for its food safety efforts, BND.com reported.

The grants include $300,000 to train food producers and government officials to assess processing plants for potential food safety risks.

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The grants were awarded on a competitive basis by the USDA.

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