There were 456 food recalls in the U.S. in 2017, down from 764 the previous year. Most recalls are issued as a precaution in order to prevent an epidemic. However, sometimes contamination in food can go unnoticed, leading to hospitalizations and even death. Disturbingly, some companies have knowingly distributed contaminated products, which has led to some of the nation’s most tragic foodborne illness outbreaks.

via 29 Food Recalls That Poisoned the Most People – 24/7 Wall St.

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29 Food Recalls That Poisoned the Most People – 24/7 Wall St.

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