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Feb. 5, 2009; Los Angeles, CA – FDA field inspectors check shipments of imported seafood at the Los Angeles International Airport. The officers use sight, touch, and smell to determine freshness, and take samples to the lab for testing. To learn more about how FDA is helping to ensure seafood safety, read these Consumer Updates:

 

Fish Hazards and Controls: More Than a Fish Story

www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm257816.htm

 

How FDA Regulates Seafood: FDA Detains Imports of Farm-Raised Chinese Seafood

www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm094558.htm

 

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