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Food Safety and the Nation's Food Supply

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How do food recalls contribute to the safety of our nation's food supply? What do you think are some strengths and weaknesses of this process?

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In essence, food recalls draw awareness on the part of both consumers and companies to the importance of our nation's food supply. As with most areas of life, complacency can set in with regards to safety if nothing adverse happens for long periods of time. When this occurs, mistakes are more likely to happen and, in the case of food, those mistakes can result in countless of numbers of illnesses and even death. As such, America has long instituted an exhaustive process to test the ...