Better Defense Is the Best Offense for Food Security

Discussions about protecting the food supply against terrorism have recently taken a back seat to those about safeguarding against pathogens, pandemics and natural disasters. But a new research project is likely to shift some attention back to food security. The Food Industry Center at the University of Minnesota has been polling food retail and food-service companies and their wholesale suppliers

Discussions about protecting the food supply against terrorism have recently taken a back seat to those about safeguarding against pathogens, pandemics and natural disasters.

But a new research project is likely to shift some attention back to food security.

The Food Industry Center at the University of Minnesota has been polling food retail and food-service companies and their wholesale suppliers about readiness for a terrorist attack. Some observers feel such an attack is un

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