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on July 24, 2019

Bill calls for more ag inspectors at US ports of entry

Additional inspectors would help keep disease such as African swine fever out of the United States

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously approved bipartisan legislation that addresses the shortage of agricultural inspectors at U.S. ports of entry.

Agricultural inspectors work to protect the nation’s food supply and agricultural industries by preventing the intentional or unintentional entry of harmful plants, food, animals and goods…

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