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In 1978, the Congress passed the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act to ensure that cattle, sheep, hogs, and other animals destined for human consumption are handled and slaughtered humanely. Within the U.S.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Toxicology Program (NTP), focusing on: (1) the procedures NTP uses to list a substance as either a known or a reasonably anticipated human carcinogen; and (2) whether NTP followed its procedures in determining to list alcoholic beverage consumption...
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Food Stamp Program and its state activities to increase older Americans' participation and the number of elderly food stamp participants in each state.