Make Our Food Safe
08/16/2010

"Amid Chinese Food Scares FDA Has Limited Scope"

The Wall Street Journal | James T. Areddy

"U.S. safety inspectors have never had better access to China’s food and pharmaceutical supply chain than they do now, with Food and Drug Administration officers in three cities.

And with China the fourth-largest source of imported agricultural products for the U.S. in 2009, at $2.87 billion, plus the source of another $1.5 billion in imported medical-related products, inspection has never been more important.

But also, the FDA has never depended more than it does now on China to do the policing..."

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