FDA EXCLUDES RETAILERS FROM SEAFOOD INSPECTION

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Food and Drug Administration has decided to exclude the retail food industry from a proposed mandatory seafood inspection program, choosing instead to cover just processors, packers and warehouse operations.While exempting retailers, agency officials said they're not ignoring the importance of supermarkets in ensuring consumers buy uncontaminated seafood, but would rather let

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Food and Drug Administration has decided to exclude the retail food industry from a proposed mandatory seafood inspection program, choosing instead to cover just processors, packers and warehouse operations.

While exempting retailers, agency officials said they're not ignoring the importance of supermarkets in ensuring consumers buy uncontaminated seafood, but would rather let state and local governments continue in their role as the principal overseers of seaf

Register to view the full article

test - Advanced Registered User

Already a member? .

TAGS: Seafood