USA Food Safety Assessed: It Sucks.

USA Food Safety Assessed: It Sucks.

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Reviewing the state of food safety in the United States, the Associated Press says that food safety illnesses probably total 87 million Americans a year, with 325,000 people hospitalized and 5000 killed.

Regarding the peanut recall, which officially caused 666 illnesses:

Health officials assume that for every salmonella case, there are three dozen unreported cases. By that calculation, the latest peanut-related outbreak actually has sickened closer to 20,000 people.

A good time to remember the folks at Peanut Corporation of America apparently knew they were shipping contaminated product. Link.

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