Absence of Meat Inspectors Limits FSMA Impact.

The implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act continues to proceed in drips and drabs — a reality that is directly correlated to the absence of sufficient funding. Apparently the latest problem in this regard is the absence of a sufficient number of meat inspectors. In the absence of sufficient inspections, the potential for contaminated meat to hit the market and ultimately result in a recall is only likely to increase.

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