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Report Finds Flaws In Food Inspection System

May 1, 2008
by Mark Huffman
Consumer Affairs

With recall after recall in the food industry, it might seem that government's system for ensuring the safety of the food supply has broken down somewhere. A new report says that perception is actually reality. The report, by Trust for America's Health, a health advocacy organization, identifies major gaps in the nation's food safety system, including obsolete laws, mis-allocation of resources, and inconsistencies among major food safety agencies.

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