WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday announced the development of the Quality Monitoring Program, a new service that will allow companies to submit processed produce samples to USDA graders for impartial review. “This program is another example of government and industry working closely together to build services that will make a difference,” Robert Keeney, deputy administrator of the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, said in a release. “This agreement underscores ...

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