USDA to test beef amid bird flu concerns

Where things stand with the H5N1 bird flu outbreak and the U.S. food supply, with fresh details on the USDA’s beef testing plan. Plus, an alliance aiming to tackle methane emissions in dairy grows.

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Happy Tuesday and welcome to Food Fix! About to hit 37 weeks over here, so still in the weird in-between phase of could-be-any-day, could-be-another-month (hopefully not!). As a reminder, when the bébé arrives Food Fix is initially going to go on break for a month. After that, we’ll have about six weeks of guest writers, which will be a fun experiment! More details to come.

Popular in Food Fix: One of the most popular links last week was Deena Shanker’s new Bloomberg column on all things food called “Extra Salt.” The first edition is about ultra-processed foods

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