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Food Inspections

WASHINGTON (CN) - Should the Food and Drug Administration offload some of its duties to third party inspectors?

After several scares relating to pathogens or toxins in food or pet food, providers are requesting that their suppliers become certified as meeting food safety and quality standards as a condition of doing business. Before crafting a rule, the FDA seeks information on where current third-party certification programs exist, and their use. Click here for details and other new regulations and notices.

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