Estimate: 1 in 6 Americans will get food poisoning this year | abc7chicago.com
"We have one of the safest food supplies in the world, but we have learned, and the CDC statistics make it clear, too many people get sick we have 3,000 deaths a year --over 100,000 hospitalizations," said Taylor. "We need to keep a continuous improvement mode in working to do everything we can to reduce those numbers."
The new rules will not affect dairy, beef or poultry operations. Some say these rules don't go far enough, and others insist they put an unfair burden on farmers and food producers who already do the very best to keep their products save.