China and the U.S. are taking steps to improve import standards, but for now, retailers are left on their own to reassure shoppers
It's a tough time to be an FDA inspector. Stung by contamination scandals that have gotten progressively worse as the year has worn on, Chinese exporters have almost single-handedly exposed the cracks in our nation's import inspection processes, which the notoriously underfunded organization has had few means to repair. One of the most recent developments was an investigative report last week by the Associated Press that indicated at least 1 million pounds of seafood from China had been ...
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