Addressing foodborne threats to health : policies, practices, and global coordination /

"In December 2004, at a press conference called to announce his departure as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Tommy Thompson raised both concern and controversy when he remarked that he could not understand why terrorists had not yet attacked our food supply &quo...

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Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Microbial Threats., Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Global Health.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2006.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The U.S. food system
  • Food safety oversight
  • Investigating foodborne threats
  • Bioterrorism and the food supply
  • Surveillance of the food supply
  • Reporting foodborne threats: the case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
  • Research and policy opportunities.