Monday, March 2, 2009

FDA Only Investigates 96 of 188,000+ Food Processing Plants

I know what you are thinking - that stat simply cannot be correct. The FDA, the entity created to guard the gates for the public when it comes to food, product, and device safety, has only investigated about 100 food processing plants of the nearly 200,000 food processing plants that in some manner bring food into our homes?

It is. That's .0005% of all such facilities.

The FDA is badly broken. The only thing more discouraging (if that is possible) than the numbers cited above? Some folks think the FDA is doing a bang up job. If the FDA guards the public, who is guarding the guards?

Read more here.

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