GAO: Improvements Recommended to Checkoff Oversight

Dan Industry News Release

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is recommending several changes to improve oversight of commodity checkoff programs. The recommendations include instituting a better review of subcontracts and display of key documents on program websites, according to meat industry publication Meatingplace. There are 22 federal agricultural research and promotion programs, funded by a fraction of the sale of each unit of a …