FDA Moves To Prevent 'Port Shopping'

Law360, New York (September 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule Thursday that would require all food to be labeled when it is refused entry into the United States so that it cannot be shipped to another U.S. port.

When the FDA refuses to admit food into the United States, by law that food must be exported or destroyed. But some people have attempted to bring the food back into the country in the same condition by sending it to another U.S. port in hopes it will...
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