“Food Sickens Millions” from Bloomberg
Peace all, I recently shared some thoughts on Big Food and land grabbing practices globally and locally with Michigan Citizen readers. Here’s another reason why we need to support local growers and micro-economies that encourage greater accountability. Why are these profit-over-people companies allowed to self-regulate? Respect, ~Gregg
Food sickens 48 million Americans a year, with 128,000 hospitalized and 3,000 killed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates. The rate of infections linked to foodborne salmonella, which causes the most illnesses and deaths, rose 10 percent from 2006 to 2010.