James Giese

GAO releases meat inspection report
The United States General Accounting Office (GAO) has issued its “Meat and Poultry: Better USDA Oversight and Enforcement of Safety Rules Needed to Reduce Risk of Foodborne Illnesses” GAO Report Number 02-902. The report states that the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is not ensuring that all plants’ HACCP plans meet regulatory requirements. As a result, consumers may be unnecessarily exposed to unsafe foods that can cause …

Premium Content
You've reached your monthly limit of free articles.
Access Food Technology
Log in Subscribe