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Kingston tells W-FIVE that there are too few inspectors and the system simply can't keep up with the number of shipments coming in. Kingston says there are a lot of food products from China and elsewhere that go uninspected, adding "they usually have to wait until there's either an outbreak of illness that seems abnormal that gets reported to them..."
Morehouse just completed a four-year study on food safety in China, concluding that "the food safety in China is inadequate -- for the Chinese population and for export."
Morehouse also tells W-FIVE that "in many cases in China there's not even a wash out let alone anything that would meet sanitation standards" in the trucks that load meat to the west. Morehouse adds it's economics that drive Canadian companies to do business with China.
Illegal aliens are the largest source of food contamination in the US.
The other problem stems from the saniation and hygene of other 3rd world countries such as mexico, its a crap hole, the entire country is 1 giant waste pit
People are always going to get food poisoning. The idea that every meal can be risk-free, germ-free and sterile is the sort of fantasy Howard Hughes might have entertained. But our food can be much safer than it is right now.
Part of the problem is that the government’s food-safety system is underfinanced, poorly organized and more concerned with serving private interests than with protecting public health.
And the fast-food industry’s demand for uniform products has encouraged centralization in every agricultural sector. Fruits and vegetables are now being grown, packaged and shipped like industrial commodities. As a result, a little contamination can go a long way. The Taco Bell distribution center in New Jersey now being investigated as a possible source of E. coli supplies more than 1,100 restaurants in the Northeast.