FDA Establishing Plan To Prevent Food Terrorism05:22

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Although there have been few documented incidents of malicious contamination, safety experts at the Food and Drug Administration view terrorism as a significant threat that could have catastrophic consequences.

The FDA is in the process of establishing industry-wide regulations aimed at tightening up security — especially in the dairy industry, which is considered the most vulnerable to attack.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network,  Abbie Fentress Swanson of Harvest Public Media reports.


This segment aired on March 24, 2014.

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