Report Slams U.S. Food Safety System

April 30, 2008
by Steven Reinberg
Washington Post (Health Day)

The current system that guarantees the safety of food in the United States is in a state of crisis, a new report finds. Gaps in the food safety system include out-of-date laws, poor use of resources, and inconsistencies among agencies protecting food safety, according to the report Fixing Food Safety: Protecting America's Food From Farm-to-Fork, released Wednesday by Trust for America's Health.

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