INFOGRAPHIC: Foodborne Outbreaks
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.
Sara is a former editor for HealthCentral.