Even Before The Shutdown, Food Supply Regulated Itself
By: Allison Aubrey and Robert Siegel
October 15, 2013
There have been a lot of headlines during the government shutdown suggesting that that our food supplies may be at risk as agencies like the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control have furloughed workers. But food suppliers and processors increasingly rely on a large network of private companies to make sure food is safe.
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