Thousands of Americans die each year — and millions more become sick — from food or the mishandling of raw food ingredients.
Out of all the recalled meat products over the last seven years, less than half was actually recovered — that’s according to a stunning new study by the Center for Public Integrity, a non-partisan research group based in Washington, DC.
The report called "Safety Last: The Politics of E.Coli and Other Food Borne Killers" finds that the Federal program designed to protect Americans from contaminated meat has been a dismal failure.
- CHARLES LEWIS, the founder and executive director of The Center for Public Integrity, a non-partisan research group that concentrates on ethics and public policy. They are based in Washington DC.