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National Program 108: Food Safety, (animal and plant products)
Accomplishment Report
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The current Administration has emphasized its commitment to change by overhauling the United States food safety system and moving towards more preventative regulatory strategies. The formation of the President’s Food Safety Working Group (FSWG) and the development and implementation of the FDA-Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its various components within, are examples of initiatives that are the cornerstones of these changes. However, despite the many new initiatives, and now years of focused research activities, the safety of the food supply continues to be of critical concern. Food safety remains a highly visible agriculture and public health priority, albeit research area. To download the PDF version of the NP 108 Accomplishment Report, click here.

Last Modified: 2/2/2015