The furor over the prospect of United States ports being operated by a Middle Eastern company, the detection of a suspicious substance in the Russell Senate Office Building, and the ricin scare at the University of Texas make it abundantly clear that bioterrorism is still very much a concern, despite legislative and institutional safeguards already in place.

Not long ago, as he resigned as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tommy Thompson said that he worried on a daily basis about the vulne…

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