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    Matt Sabas

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    Matt Sabas is a communications associate with the White House Writers Group. In his role, he manages social media platforms and advises food and agriculture clients on a variety of federal policy issues. Matt writes the weekly ag roundup for Talk Media News.   Previously, Matt has been a member of the policy team at the Institute at the Institute for Energy Research and a researcher with the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. At IER, Matt analyzed the impact of environmental regulations on energy markets and contributed blogs, policy briefs, and op-eds on a variety of topics, including energy poverty, cronyism, and grid reliability. Matt managed digital media content for Economics21 at the Manhattan Institute, and has published columns on corporate welfare, fiscal and trade policy.   Prior to joining MI, Matt completed a fellowship in welfare studies at the Heritage Foundation. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Loudoun, Virginia, Matt currently resides in Washington, DC. He holds a BA in Government from the College of William & Mary.

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    Things to consider this week: The EPA published a report saying glyphosate, the world's most popular herbicide, does not cause cancer on Monday. The agency...

    This week in food and agriculture.

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    Five things to consider this week: The Environmental Working Group released it's annual "Dirty Dozen" list, highlighting the 12 fruits and veggies that have the most...

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    Four things to consider this week: ConAgra, Mars Candy and Kellogg announced this week they will label GMO ingredients in their products. General Mills and...

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