Seafood Safety: Background and Issues Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Seafood Safety: Background and Issues

Creator

  • Author: Upton, Harold F.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Natural Resources Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2010-12-02

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: 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.
  • Physical Description: 11 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Animals
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Marine resources
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Fishes
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Shellfish
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foodborne diseases
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food safety
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food contamination
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Trade
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Imports

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR
  • Name: Environmental Policy Collection
    Code: ESDC

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RS22797
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS22797_2010Dec02
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc31458