FOOD IMPORTS RESTRICTED: Congress moves quickly to protect nation's food supply

January 2002
FoodService Director;1/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p18
Trade Publication
Reports that the United States (U.S.) House of Representatives quickly approved a legislation granting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration fresh authority to detain shipments of potentially contaminated food. Requirement from food importers; Step that would strengthen the U.S. government's ability to prevent a bioterrorist attack on food supply.


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