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International commerce

A great deal of food moves in international commerce including fresh fruits and vegetables.[1][2] Imported food contaminated with fecal matter spreads disease.

Notes and references

  1. "F.D.A. Proposes Rules to Enforce U.S. Standards for Imported Food" article by Sabrina Tavernese in The New York Times July 26, 2013
  2. "FDA takes step to help ensure the safety of imported food: Agency releases new proposed rules under FSMA for verifying foreign suppliers and accrediting third-party auditors" news release by the FDA July 26, 2013