Seafood Safety: Background and Issues

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Although seafood consumption can contribute to a healthy diet, some fish and shellfish can cause foodborne illnesses or contain environmental contaminants. This report discusses whether current food safety programs are sufficiently protecting consumers, and if not, what changes should be considered.

Creator(s): Upton, Harold F.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 2, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
Environmental Policy Collection
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Upton, Harold F.

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: December 2, 2010
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United States
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Although seafood consumption can contribute to a healthy diet, some fish and shellfish can cause foodborne illnesses or contain environmental contaminants. This report discusses whether current food safety programs are sufficiently protecting consumers, and if not, what changes should be considered.

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11 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Resource Type: Report
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