Import shipments refused by FDA, 1998-2004

Import shipments refused by FDA, 1998-2004: the three food industry groups with the most violations were vegetables (20.6 percent of total violations), fish and seafood (20.1 percent), and fruits (11.7 percent). Violations observed over the 1998-2004 time period include sanitary issues in seafood and fruit products, unsafe pesticide residues in vegetables, and unregistered processes for canned food products in all three industries

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