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Spinach Farmers Plow Under Crops, Lay Off Workers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expressed doubts that it will ever pinpoint the source of the recent E. Coli outbreak. In Central California's Salinas Valley -- the so-called "salad bowl of America" -- spinach farmers are plowing under their crops and laying off field hands.

Tamara Keith of member station KQED reports.

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Tamara Keith has been a White House correspondent for NPR since 2014 and co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast, the top political news podcast in America. Keith has chronicled the Trump administration from day one, putting this unorthodox presidency in context for NPR listeners, from early morning tweets to executive orders and investigations. She covered the final two years of the Obama presidency, and during the 2016 presidential campaign she was assigned to cover Hillary Clinton. In 2018, Keith was elected to serve on the board of the White House Correspondents' Association.