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Bioterrorism: A Threat to Agriculture and the Food Supply
GAO-04-259T: Published: Nov 19, 2003. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 2003.
When the President created the Department of Homeland Security, he included U.S. agriculture and food industries in the list of critical infrastructures needing protection. The Secretaries of Agriculture and of Health and Human Services have publicly declared that the U.S. food supply is susceptible to deliberate contamination. GAO was asked to provide an overview of the potential vulnerabilities...