A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for the following counties: Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, Waller, Walker & Washington counties through Thursday night. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Lee County through Thursday night. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Thursday night. Some areas may even see totals of 5 to 7 inches of localized rainfall.
From deadly spinach and pet food to tainted peanut butter, incidents of contamination have raised questions not only about the U.S. food supply but the government's efforts to keep it safe.
A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing today will focus on the Food and Drug Administration's oversight of what Americans eat.
Witnesses will include officials from food manufacturers and distributors involved in recent recalls of tainted products.