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National Research Council

Should FSIS Publish Plant Inspection Reports?

The National Research Council (NRC) recently suggested that FSIS release of establishment-specific data could benefit food safety.  Pertinent excerpts of media reports include the following statements: “Substantial benefits can be gained by publicly posting (a) enforcement data from reports written by inspectors, and (b) testing data from standard laboratory tests.”  “The report comes in light… Continue Reading