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GAO names ‘fragmented’ food safety system on its latest high-risk list

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Since 2007, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has named the “fragmented” food safety oversight system stretched across more than a dozen federal agencies on its list of high-risk programs in desperate need of attention. At a March 6 hearing, GAO once again called on the U.S. government to come up with a national strategy for food safety to move it off its list.


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