Food and Agricultural Imports from China Metadata

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  • Main Title Food and Agricultural Imports from China


  • Author: Becker, Geoffrey S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Agricultural Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division


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


  • Creation: 2008-09-26


  • English


  • Content Description: This report first provides information on the most recent Chinese-related food safety concern, the use of melamine in dairy ingredients. Following this section, the report provides data on U.S.-China trends in agricultural trade, examines U.S. programs to monitor the safety of imports, and reports on other recent Chinese food safety developments. It concludes with a brief discussion of the congressional role.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Agriculture in foreign trade
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food industry
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food law and legislation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food safety
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- China -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- U.S. -- China
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food contamination

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  • Item is not a Primary Source


  • Place Name: China


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RL34080
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL34080_2008Sep26
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc462423