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Outside editorial: FDA needs more inspectors

...time. By their own count, the FDA had enough inspectors to check only about 1 percent of the 8.9 million imported food shipments in fiscal year 2006. That's obviously insufficient. It is heartening, however, to note that Congress, through...
Outside editorial: U.S. Food shipments to get North Korea back to the table

Credit the Obama administration with the patient pursuit of negotiations toward dismantling North Korea's nuclear program. Once again it may all come to a frustrating impasse.
My Turn: State looks out for rural villages

...Current efforts include the mobilization of five state departments. The Department of Education has made multiple food shipments. Emmonak received 2,452 pounds, Mountain Village received 1,463 pounds and the Bristol Bay Native Association...
State Briefs

...the Commodity Supplemental Food Program. The food bank started handing out the food boxes on May 21 after the first food shipment arrived. To accommodate the windfall of food, philanthropist and food bank supporter Dennis Wise is remodeling at...
West Coast port lockout strands Juneau fish

...corporate office of Fred Meyer in Washington did not return a call for comment. Juneau Costco has had no trouble with food shipments and has stockpiled other goods in its warehouse store. If the strike continues for a prolonged period, store officials...


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