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Monday, October 25, 2010

Global Food Market Raises Doubts about Inspection


“Although this globalized bounty remains among the safest food in the world, it is testing the limits of a creaky US food-safety system built on 70-year-old laws written before genetic engineering was invented, frozen foods had gone mainstream, or Interstate highways enabled a head of lettuce to make it – still crisp – from California to New York in the dead of winter.” (Christian Science Monitor)

What bureaucracy can keep up with a dynamic market?

FEE Timely Classic
“We Can Do Better than Government Inspection of Meat” by E.C. Pasour Jr.