The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture continues to contribute to long-term stability and resilience in our nation’s food supply chain and provide frontline protection for consumers when it comes to food safety. In our Food System Series—a new blog series featuring NASDA members’ and farmers’ perspectives—we’d like to show you how.

Overcoming COVID-19: What state departments of agriculture are doing to enhance the food system

In the first blog we cover NASDA partnerships and policy we support to continually advance our food systems.

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State departments of agriculture celebrate supply chain success with passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act

NASDA CEO Ted McKinney issued a statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act.

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How do state governments equip farmers to keep my food safe?

In the second blog of our Food System Series, NASDA President, New York Commissioner of Agriculture and seasoned farmerRichard A. Ball discusses how produce fresh from the farm reaches the grocery store safe and ready to eat, shares background information on our food safety regulatory system and the newest development to preventing foodborne illnesses.

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