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Title : Do you actually know what's for dinner tonight? We are all victims of food fraud
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Source : National Post
Year : 2018
Link : https://nationalpost.com/life/food/do-you-actually-know-whats-for-dinner-tonight-we-are-all-victims-of-food-fraud
Country : Europe
Commodity: AP-Meat and edible offal
Abstract: Laura Brehaut: Although there are systems in place to ensure our food is safe to eat, all too often it feels as though the onus is placed on consumers to safely navigate grocery store aisles. The scale was staggering: more than 300,000 babies sickened and 54,000 hospitalized. Kidney damage claimed six young lives. Upwards of 80 per cent of the victims were just two years old or younger. The culprit? Tainted milk.