ABSTRACT

Food-Processing Security: Voluntary Efforts are Under Way, but Federal Agencies Cannot Fully Assess their Implementation   [open pdf - 1MB]

The events of September 11, 2001, have placed added emphasis on ensuring the security of the nation's food supply. GAO examined (1) whether FDA and USDA have sufficient authority under current statutes to require that food processors adopt security measures, (2) what security guidelines FDA and USDA have provided to industry, and (3) what security measures food processors have adopted.

Report Number:
GAO-03-342
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Date:
2003-02
Copyright:
Public Domain
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Government Accountability Office (GAO): http://www.gao.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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