• Pew report encourages investments to reduce contamination

    3 days ago - By Food Safety

    Citing an estimated 2 million U.S. illnesses caused annually because of contaminated meat and poultry and resulting health care costs of almost $6 billion, a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts is calling for renewed commitment from government and industry to reduce microorganisms before animals reach the slaughterhouse.
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    In its report “ Food Safety From Farm to Fork ,” the non-profit group examines potential ways to prevent foodborne illnesses with the wider use of “evidence-based” interventions on farms and feedlots. The researchers...
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