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No food inspections could get U.S. in trouble

Published 10:29am Monday, October 14, 2013

To the Editor:

I learned today that there are no federal food inspections going on for imported food. So would that not be putting the American public in serious jeopardy? I don’t mean just from food poisoning, either. Suppose al-Qaeda radiated a shipload of say, rice, to the United States. Dirty bomb by food. It kills 10,000 people. Who would be responsible for letting that happen? Who would go to jail?

Jeff Turner
Sedley

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