CDC issues romaine warning (Washington Post): The Centers for Disease Control warned consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce after another outbreak of E. coli sickened 32 people in 11 states.
Administration targets 4-H policy (Des Moines Register): The Trump administration pushed the 4-H youth organization to drop a pro-LGBT policy, leading to the firing of Iowa’s top 4-H leader, an investigation found.
A turkey’s short life (Politico): The turkeys “pardoned” Tuesday at the White House by President Trump underwent rigorous testing before they were selected — and they’ll probably die within a year.
EPA to adjust RFS (Reuters): The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to reduce the Renewable Fuel Standard’s biofuels targets to more closely match current output.
Robot technology in the fields (New York Times): Amid an immigration crackdown and tighter borders, fruit and vegetable growers are investing in robotics technology that could compensate for a shrinking agricultural workforce.