INFOGRAPHIC: Foodborne Outbreaks

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The recent outbreak of salmonella in some brands of Trader Joe's peanut butter and their subsequent recall, begs the question of what exactly happens before a product is recalled off the shelves due to a foodborne contaminant.  It turns out, a whole lot.  Here's a look at how various government agencies from the local to federal level handle outbreaks of foodborne illnesses.

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