The world’s never going to be a totally safe place and sometimes there’s just no avoiding danger. That said, we still need to set high standards and hold producers accountable when it comes to the safety of our food supply.
This week, Bloomberg Businessweek ran a long and pretty scary story about problems with the current system of third-party audits of food producers. The U.S. had 37 fruit and vegetable recalls last year, some of which were at farms and food production facilities that, just days before, had been certified clean and safe, according to an August 2012 study titled “Audits and Inspections Are Never Enough.”
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