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Food Safety Issues for the 114th Congress [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (31 pages)) : digital, PDF file
Subjects:
Agriculture and state.
Biotechnology.
Farms.
Fisheries.
System Details:
System requirements: PDF reader software.
Summary:
Examines food safety issues of concern to the 114th Congress, in light of continued prevalence of food safety incidents and challenges facing FDA in implementing P.L. 111-353, the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, which provides comprehensive FDA regulatory authorities. Discusses issues related to oversight, implementation, and funding of P.L. 111-353; food safety regulations for produce growers; meat and poultry inspection; antibiotic use in animal agriculture; seafood and fisheries products; fraud concerning food and food ingredients; next omnibus farm bill; imported foods; criminal penalties and enforcement; Bisphenol A; dietary supplements; pesticide residues; agricultural biotechnology; and proposed establishment of single food agency.
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 15-R4-2885a in the 2015 issue.
Notes:
CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2015). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Food Safety Issues for the 114th Congress
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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