Imported Food Brings Safety Questions

Imported food is not always best for us, when it comes to food, imported is in. A recent visit to supermarkets in Connecticut found frozen vegetables from across the globe, including Canada, China, Egypt, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Poland.

Between 10% and 15% of all food consumed by U.S. households is imported, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Also imported: nearly two-thirds of fruits and vegetables and 80% of seafood consumed domestically. “The growth in imports has been rapid—and promises to accelerate,” the agency says in a 2011 report.

There you go, buy local, eat local, help our community!!

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