Inspections of meat, poultry and eggs continue despite the partial shutdown of the U.S. government. But a lot of other inspections aren’t even being scheduled, much less carried out. Read the full story in Modern Farmer. / J.D. Vivian

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government is creating more and more problems. Read Modern Farmer‘s story on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and how the shutdown has hurt the FDA, which “handles … some 80 percent of the country’s food.”