SURPRISE Your food's safety depends on "honor system"

August 10, 2014 10:38 AM

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SURPRISE Your food's safety depends on "honor system"

(NATIONAL) -- If you are one of many Americans who hold the belief that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has legions of inspectors in white hats and lab coats out observing, investigating and taking samples of food for analyzing on a regular basis at slaughterhouses, meet packing plants, fish processors and other food preparation and packaging factories in America, you are in a for a big surprise.

The surprise is, the safety of the food that you and your family eat is essentially produced and packaged on "the honor system" with food producers, processors and packagers in this country.

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