Facts About Food Regulation

by Rachel Baker on February 27, 2014

I always think these types of articles are interesting. Of course they are written and designed with a bit of sensationalism in mind, but, they still have interesting information that’s probably important to know.

Americans put a lot of faith in the government when it comes to food regulation. We trust that our meat is pathogen-free, and that raw fruits and vegetables won’t make us sick. We tend to believe that something labeled “all-natural” comes from a small farm that uses no chemicals. And we tell ourselves that the FDA and USDA would never pull the wool over our eyes if something were amiss.

Unfortunately, food laws are significantly more complicated than that. Below are some shocking facts that will make you think twice about the safety of our food system.

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