Friday, July 23, 2010

Food Safety: Whose Job?

Ontario public health officials say it is the consumer's responsibility to make sure the food they eat is cooked. There is some sense in this. ... But companies may not be helping as much as they ought. Compare and contrast the following two pictures of "processed chicken products." The difference is perhaps not subtle, but it's not blatant either. Powell asks:
I’m waiting for the day when a public health type will stop blaming consumers and ask the industry, why is their [sic] salmonella in your frozen, cooked product, and stop selling raw and cooked product side-by-side because they look the same.

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