‘Food Defense’ a Homeland Security Priority

Shaun Kennedy

What is the volume of agricultural trade that crosses the US-Canadian Border? In 2011, the US. imported $18.9 billion in agricultural products from Canada and exported $19 billion to Canada. So what is ‘food defense’ with regards to agriculture across the US-Canadian Border? The U.S. and Canada are each other's most significant food and agriculture trading partners, and so issues of food defense are important to both sides as the risk is shared. This has been demonstrated...
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