You see it all the time in the news, “E coli. found in local food—state-wide warning issued.” But how does the food at the grocery store become infected with such contaminants and why should it matter to you?
These food-borne illnesses can be caused by exposure to chemicals, animals and a variety of other contaminants. They can be deadly—in some cases, requiring families to seek the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer—and can spread rapidly. Some of these diseases can include botulism, listeria, salmonella and more.
Here’s information on common recalls to watch out for next time you’re shopping at the local market.