Customs, CPSC Team Up On Import Safety

Law360, New York (April 27, 2010, 3:12 PM EDT) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow CPSC staff members to access CBP's automated systems to assess risks associated with imports, including food and pharmaceuticals.

The memorandum, announced Monday, is meant to streamline the functioning of the Import Safety Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center, a CBP facility that will pool resources and manpower from CBP and several other federal authorities, including the CPSC, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Food and Drug Administration...
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