Make Our Food Safe
01/20/2011

"Kentucky receives an 'F' for food safety from national organization"

Lexington Herald-Leader | Mary Meehan

"Kentucky and 13 other states received a failing grade from a national consumer advocacy organization for the way food-borne illnesses are handled.

The seven states that received an A had the highest number of incidents of food-borne illness, such as salmonella, said The Center for Science in the Public Interest report, which was released Wednesday.

'While it may seem counter intuitive to give the best grades to the states with the most outbreaks, those states are the most likely to have robust detection and reporting systems,' the report states..."

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