U.S. Food and Agricultural Imports: Safeguards and Selected Issues

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The issue was explored at numerous congressional hearings in 2007 and 2008, and Members of Congress introduced a variety of bills to modify or overhaul the current system. Some sought broad reforms in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) oversight of both food and drug safety, including of imports.

Creator(s): Becker, Geoffrey S.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 2, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Becker, Geoffrey S.

Specialist in Agriculture Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 2, 2009
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The issue was explored at numerous congressional hearings in 2007 and 2008, and Members of Congress introduced a variety of bills to modify or overhaul the current system. Some sought broad reforms in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) oversight of both food and drug safety, including of imports.

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27 pages.

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