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IOM Report on Enhancing Food Safety


The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report, "Enhancing Food Safety: The Role of the Food and Drug Administration." The report calls for a risk-based, prevention-oriented approach to food safety and recommends supportive legislation and continued investment and data to implement these changes.


Food Safety Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Food Safety, Infectious Diseases


Institutional Author:

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies




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