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Opinion

4 former APHIS administrators

Opinion: An unprecedented and dangerous precedent: the significant Agriculture Quarantine Inspection user fee shortfall

As former administrators of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), we have firsthand knowledge of how destructive animal and plant pests and diseases can be. Disease and pest introductions are a threat to food availability and can cost billions of dollars to control and eradicate.
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Jess Fanzo and Lawrence Haddad

Opinion: Food Systems Dashboard: A Decision-making Tool for Better Food Governance Decisions

Jess Fanzo, associate professor of global food and agriculture policy and ethics at Johns Hopkins University, and Lawrence Haddad, executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition team up in this article to share more information on the Food Systems Dashboard, a new easy-to-navigate online tool designed to help decision makers and other users in the US and around the world understand their food systems.
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