Shutdown Letdowns

Hankel, Amanda
November 2013
Quality Progress;Nov2013, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p12
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impact of the October 2013 U.S. government shutdown on quality and safety. The author says the government shutdown prevented thousands of inspectors and regulators from performing their tasks involving the monitoring and managing safety and quality in various industries. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a public health alert over salmonella Heidelberg linked to raw chicken products from Foster Farms in California.


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