Customs and Border Protection

“Disease knows no boundaries and borders are porous to disease” [1]

Much has been written about food safety issues related to the increasing sales of imported food in this country.  What about the individual traveler, however, who is coming back to the United States, and wants to share a rare French cheese, or a homemade …

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued another report highlighting problems with the federal food safety system, this time focusing on the gaps in food import regulation. 

The report, which the GAO released at the Global Food Safety Policy Forum on Capitol Hill last Wednesday, emphasizes the need for agencies to “address gaps in enforcement and …