Seafood Fraud : FDA Program Changes And Better Collaboration Among Key Federal Agencies Could Improve Detection And Prevention

Author: Lisa Shames
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agencies, federal, could, improve, prevention, detection, key, among, fda, fraud, program, changes, collaboration, seafood
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437915000
ISBN-13: 9781437915006

Book Description:

Americans consume almost 5 billion pounds of seafood. Most seafood buyers, at many levels -- importers, dist., supermarkets, restaurants, and individual consumers -- assume that the seafood they buy is what the seller claims it is. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes seafood products are mislabeled for financial gain -- an activity called seafood fraud. Three fed. agencies play key roles in detecting and preventing seafood fraud: Customs and Border Protection, the Nat. Marine Fisheries Service, and the FDA. This report determines: (1) the actions key fed. agencies take to help detect and prevent seafood fraud; and (2) the extent to which these key fed. agencies collaborate with each other to help detect and prevent seafood fraud. Illus.

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