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Bob O'Connor, a Foster Farms veterinarian, holds an 11-day-old chick at a ranch near the town of Merced, in California's Central Valley. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

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Edibles available at LoDo Wellness Center, a retail marijuana and medical marijuana dispensary and grow facility in downtown Denver. Matthew Staver/Landov hide caption

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Colorado's Pot Brownies Now Come With Instructions

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A U.S. company that supplies meat to some fast-food chains in China has pulled all of its products, some of which were chicken nuggets sold in Hong Kong, made by a Chinese subsidiary. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Foster Farms set up new procedures to deal with salmonella contamination after the USDA threatened to shut down its plants last fall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Truffles are among the many foods infused with THC – the chemical in marijuana that gives you a high — already for sale in Colorado. Luke Runyon/KUNC/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Marijuana-Laced Treats Leave Colorado Jonesing For Food-Safety Rules

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University of California, Davis food safety field scientists Michele Jay-Russell, Paula Kahn-Rivadeneira, Anna Zwieniecka, Navreen Pandher and Peiman Aminabadi celebrate the first day of their experiment testing E. coli survival in soil. Courtesy of Fhon Saharuetai hide caption

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Pepper is the spice most commonly contaminated with salmonella and other pathogens. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Brent Gentry of Underground Meats rotates a coppa. Underground Meats is behind a new project that aims to lower the barrier to entry for would-be artisanal meat producers by making it easier for them to craft food safety plans. Emily Julka/Courtesy of Underground Meats hide caption

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Food chemists say that pigments from the purple sweet potato are becoming a "natural" alternative to synthetic food dye. avlxyz /Flickr hide caption

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