Excerpts from this story referencing "food shipments":
"… the 24 ports of entry in and around Los Angeles More than a half a million food shipments came through the district last year alone, making it one of the busiest in …"
"… .That’s not always how it happens.In order to avoid holding up commerce, food shipments often are allowed to proceed directly from a port to the importer. The FDA …"
"… ities that have registered with the FDA in order to import the millions of food shipments that arrive in the U.S. each year.With numbers like that, “Where would y …"
"… a El-Hinnawy said the number of investigators assigned to examine imported food shipments nationally is 277 full-time equivalents. That’s just five more than in 2 …"