FDA Moves To Head Off Food TerrorismPlay
In the wake of September 11th, the U.S. government spent years and billions of dollars fortifying various industries against possible terrorist attacks.
Now, the Food and Drug Administration is tackling the issue. The agency is currently crafting rules with the intent to strengthen vulnerable sections of the food system.
But with few documented incidents of malicious contamination, is the potential for food terrorism fact or fiction? From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Luke Runyon of Harvest Public Media reports.
- Luke Runyon, Harvest Public Media’s reporter based at KUNC in northern Colorado. He tweets @LukeRunyon.
This segment aired on March 14, 2014.