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1:27 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

For-Profit Companies, Not FDA, Inspects Much Food

Originally published on Tue October 23, 2012 2:49 pm

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, foodborne illnesses kill some 3,000 people in the U.S. each year. Often, the job of keeping America's food supply safe falls to for-profit companies with connections to the food producers they're supposed to inspect.

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