Food Safety And Inspection Service

The FSIS is refuting reports alleging a severe inspector shortage is causing a boost in US food recalls.


FSIS fires back at inspector shortage charges

By Aaron Lavallee, FSIS

A New York Times article alleging staff gaps at the agency are causing a boom in food product recalls is not true, according to one FSIS leader.

Food safety for thought

Food safety for thought

US agriculture secretary Ann Veneman announced yesterday that the
rate of Salmonella in raw meat and poultry has dropped by 66 per
cent over the past six years and by 16 per cent compared with 2002.
She claims that some of the credit...

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