Make Our Food Safe
05/16/2011

"Report faults FDA over risks from imported seafood"

Wall Street Journal | Bill Tomson

"WASHINGTON—The Food and Drug Administration is doing a poor job ensuring that imported seafood doesn't pose health risks to Americans, failing to properly assess foreign producers and inspect the products they ship to the U.S., according to a congressional research report released Monday.

Mike Taylor, FDA deputy commissioner for foods, said in a statement Monday that a new food-safety law passed this year by Congress will improve the agency's ability monitor the safety of imported seafood..."

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