Food Security

NPR's Howard Berkes reports on concerns that terrorists could retaliate for the U.S. attack on Iraq by contaminating the food supply in the United States. Security has been heightened at food processing plants and feedlots. And Agriculture Department inspectors are on the lookout for chemical or biological agents that could be used to contaminate large quantities of food.

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