Food Safety Provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill

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The report discusses the food safety provision in the 2008 Farm Bill. Food safety re-emerged as an issue in the 110th Congress following a series of widely publicized incidents — including adulterated Chinese seafood and pet food ingredient imports, findings of bacteria-tainted spinach, meat, and poultry produced domestically, and several large food recalls.

Creator(s): Becker, Geoffrey S.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 1, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Becker, Geoffrey S.

Specialist in Agricultural Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 1, 2008
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United States
Description:

The report discusses the food safety provision in the 2008 Farm Bill. Food safety re-emerged as an issue in the 110th Congress following a series of widely publicized incidents — including adulterated Chinese seafood and pet food ingredient imports, findings of bacteria-tainted spinach, meat, and poultry produced domestically, and several large food recalls.

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6 pages.

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