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Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

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Third-Party Descriptions

May 2006: "The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service publicizes recalls by issuing a press release, describing the food being recalled and any identifying codes, the name of the company that produced it, a contact person and, more recently, a picture of the product."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Owned by (partial or full, past or present) Department of Agriculture/Agriculture Department (USDA) Organization Jun 11, 2006
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Prof. Michael "Mike" R. Taylor Esq. Person Aug 12, 2007

Articles and Resources

Date Resource Read it at:
Aug 04, 2007 Two Very Different Paths From Farm to Table: Bifurcated Safety System Means Some Foods Get Less Scrutiny

QUOTE: the Government Accountability Office called federal oversight of the food safety system "fragmented" and put it on a list of "high-risk" programs.

Washington Post
May 16, 2006 USDA List Would Pinpoint Locations of Recalled Meat

QUOTE: For the first time, the Department of Agriculture is proposing that consumers be told which supermarkets and retail outlets have sold meat or poultry that is subject to a recall because of safety concerns.

Washington Post