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The Associated Press reports that the US General Accounting Office (GAO), the auditing body that reports to the US Congress, says that the nation’s food supply is vulnerable to terrorist attacks and that the government cannot guarantee the security at food processing plants.

Both the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) have warned food companies, retailers and farmers to increase security because of the heightened security alert. Related to the war against Iraq.
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