In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that roughly 48 million people suffer from food-borne illnesses each year in the United States. The primary culprits behind the illnesses include salmonella and listeria.
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Your ability to control what you eat, or even know what is in the food you eat, will be gone if the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership currently being negotiated in secret sessions among the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries is passed. The Obama administration, guided by large multinational corporations such as Monsanto, is pushing for the most draconian rules.
Membership in the WTO is of no benefit to us and it does us great harm. It has damaged our economy and caused us to forfeit our sovereignty.
Is the fish on your plate safe? If you are eating seafood in the United States, there is a very good chance it was imported, and a very low chance it was ever inspected. This could be endangering your health.
Apparently, China is beginning to take its own food safety a bit more seriously. According to Food Safety News, the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration has published a blacklist of individuals no longer permitted to work in the food industry there. These are lifetime bans. The individuals in question also received jail terms of a few years.