Contaminated Food Concerns

If you’re still avoiding raw tomatoes or spinach, you’re apparently in good company. A new Associated Press-Ipsos poll finds that 46 percent of Americans are worried they might get sick from eating contaminated food and are avoiding foods they would normally buy. The poll revealed that 86 percent would support labeling produce so its origin can be tracked should there be an outbreak of illness. Some 80 percent would also support establishing stricter federal safety standards for fresh produce. Despite the concerns, 75 percent of  respondents remain confident the food they buy is safe to eat. Food for thought.  

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