Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-151) 34 pp

March 2016

FDA Refusals of Imported Food Products by Country and Category, 2005-2013

This report analyzes food import shipments that were refused entry into the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration from 2005 to 2013. It highlights which products are most often found in violation, identifies the most common types of violations, and discusses country-product patterns of note.

Keywords: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, food safety, food imports, inspections, refusals, adulteration, misbranding, Import Alerts

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