Risky Business

King, Paul
November 2009
FoodService Director;11/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p20
Trade Publication
In this article the author comments on the list released by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) on the riskiest food to eat. According to the author, the ranking of foods on the list are based on the number of foodborne illnesses outbreaks associated with them since 1990. He claims that nine of the 10 items on the list are foods that he is fond of. He cites other factors that can contribute to outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. He contends that foods' hazard potential can be attributed to lax U.S. Food and Drug Administration scrutiny.


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