FarmPolicy

November 21, 2019

Food Safety; H1N1; Sen. Lugar on Indirect Land Use; Animal Agriculture / Welfare; and Crop Insurance

Categories: Audio /Ethanol /Food Safety

Food Safety

Andrew Martin and Gardiner Harris reported in today’s New York Times that, “Every few weeks, it seems, deadly germs turn up in the food supply.”

“Is it becoming more dangerous to eat?

“Public health experts cannot give a definitive answer, largely because the historical figures on food-borne illness are spotty. But most of them believe the nation’s food supply is markedly safer now than it was 100 years ago, and probably safer than a decade ago.”

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