A scare newsletter called "Food Poisoning Bulletin" warns that if government reduces food inspections, "food will be less safe ... (because) marginal companies ... (will) cut corners."
Recently, we have been besieged with news reports about hamburger. The question is whether hamburger containing a type of meat called lean finely textured beef (LFTB) is safe and should be part of our diet. As a mom, this naturally raises a red flag, but before anyone decides whether to sell or serve hamburger with LFTB, it is necessary to discover and clarify the facts.
Jamie Oliver, TV’s “Naked Chef,” (yeah, not sanitary) is a food snob. He has turned his notoriety into a nice side career in advertising.
To see the painful impact of media-driven health and food scares one need look no further than current headlines stemming from network news attacks on USDA-approved beef. At least 600 jobs are now in jeopardy as the company under attack was forced to suspend operations at three separate plants.