Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

New report: US meat recalls have increased by 67 percent since 2013

22 January, 2020

How safe is our food? A new report evaluate recalls since 2013.
Key findings from this year’s report include:
-The most hazardous meat and poultry recalls (Class I) have nearly doubled, up 83 percent since 2013. This is a slight increase from 2018. Total meat and poultry recalls are up 67 percent since 2013.
-Recalls of produce and processed foods from the FDA largely held steady, with a 2 percent increase over 2013 levels.
-All food recalls increased 10 percent, with the most hazardous of these edging up slightly at 6 percent.

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Link The report