Make Our Food Safe
01/19/2011

"U.S. shoppers wary about China food safety"

Reuters | Lisa Baertlein

"(Reuters) - As the United States implements a new law aimed at strengthening oversight of the food consumers eat, shoppers worry about the safety of products imported from China, Mexico and Africa.

China fared the worst when it came to shoppers' views about food safety oversight, according to an online survey of 571 people conducted for Reuters by SupermarketGuru.com, a website that spots trends and helps shoppers make food buying decisions.

When asked to choose the two countries they perceived as having the least food safety oversight, survey participants picked China 81 percent of the time and Mexico 51 percent of the time..."

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