'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has hailed its new automated inspection system as a "data-driven" approach to protecting the nation's food supply, but inspectors say systematic failures keep them stuck in front of office computers while potential public health hazards go unchecked.
"Getting a system up and running successfully takes time," Mr. Mabry said.
He said USDA officials continue to make improvements to the system and "resolve issues as they arise and are reported back by our inspection workforce."