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Food Contamination: Who Is Minding Our Food Providers?

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Food Contamination: Who Is Minding Our Food Providers?

One of the alarming aspects of the recent government shutdown was the feeling that no one was watching our food supply. Even with oversight in place, foodborne illnesses, also known as food poisoning, sicken one out of every six Americans each year, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Outbreaks and… Read More »

Foodborne Illnesses Can Have Serious, Long-Term Effects

When it comes to product safety, the odds are clearly against the American food consumer. More than 48 million Americans experience foodborne illnesses each year, and a recent FDA report states that salmonella alone can be found in 81 percent of ground chicken, 69 percent of pork chops, 55 percent of ground beef and 39… Read More »

Food Safety: A Big Concern in the United States

While consumers take precautions to handle food safely within their own homes, there is little they can do to ensure the food they purchase is not contaminated or adulterated. To a large extent, we rely on producers and vendors to ensure our food is safe. Sometimes it is not.  In 2010, cantaloupe from Jensen Farms… Read More »

Allergic Consumers at Risk from Food Manufacturers and Servers

Personal injury attorneys are used to dealing with product safety issues. But when the product that endangers consumers is their own food, they may feel particularly vulnerable. Some 15 million Americans have one or more food allergies. They’re easy to spot as they scrutinize label after label at the supermarket. So just what are they… Read More »