TABLE OF CONTENTS

   

Executive Summary

 

 

   

A New Interagency Strategy to Prevent Foodborne Disease

 

 

   

Foodborne Illness: A Significant Public-Health Problem

 

 

   

Sources of Foodborne Contamination

 

 

   

The Current System for Protecting Food

 

 

   

The Food-Safety System Must Be Prepared for the 21st Century

 

 

   

Immediate Actions to Improve Food Safety

 

 

   

A New Early-Warning System for Foodborne Disease Surveillance

 

 

   

Interstate Outbreak Containment and Response Coordination

 

 

   

Risk Assessment

 

 

   

Research

 

 

   

Improving Inspections and Compliance

 

 

   

Education

 

 

   

A Blueprint for a Better Food-Safety System

 

 

   

Appendix A:Budget Request for Food-Safety Initiative Activities: FY98

 

 

   

Appendix B:Microbial Pathogens

 

 

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This appendix reproduces only the Executive Summary of Food Safety from Farm to Table. The contents of the entire report, from which the Executive Summary has been extracted are given here for the reader information—



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