Foodborne Outbreaks

Foodborne Outbreaks

by Amy Francis


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The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives -- eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research.

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•Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues.
• Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.
• Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737774078
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 02/26/2016
Series: At Issue Series: Health
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Progress Has Been Made Toward Reducing Foodborne Outbreaks Yasmine Motarjemi 10

2 Progress Has Not Been Made Toward Reducing Foodborne Outbreaks Elizabeth Grossman 21

3 The Federal Food Safety Modernization Act Is Underfunded Michael Taylor 27

4 The Global Food System Increases Foodborne Outbreaks William Marler Cynthia Graber 33

5 Consuming Imported Food Is Risky Katharine Mieszkowski 40

6 Despite Problems, the US Food System Is the Safest in the World Grant Gerlock 45

7 The US Food Safety Process Is Broken Jason M. Breslow 49

8 Food Suppliers Need to Examine Their Safety Programs Bob Whitaker 54

9 Food Recalls Are Not Particularly Effective James Andrews 59

10 The Poultry Industry Is Responsible for Many Foodborne Illnesses Peter Walker Felicity Lawrence 63

11 Reports of Illnesses from Fruit and Vegetables Are Overblown National Health Service 71

12 Poor Animal Welfare Increases Foodborne Illness Paige M. Tomaselli 79

Organizations to Contact 83

Bibliography 88

Index 93

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