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5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

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5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown


The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation’s food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren’t happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is running with a skeleton crew. Many communications workers across several agencies are on furlough, making it more difficult for the public to access information about food safety concerns. At this point, unfortunately, the public needs to take their health into their own hands, and avoid certain foods. Click through to check out some of the most potentially dangerous foods to avoid, or at least be more careful with, in the coming weeks.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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7:54AM PDT on Jun 15, 2014

thanks for sharing :)

12:09PM PST on Feb 16, 2014

Thank you for sharing.

9:53PM PST on Dec 28, 2013

In general it's better and safer to buy local and from small farms.

10:41AM PDT on Oct 28, 2013


8:17AM PDT on Oct 27, 2013

Thanks for sharing :)

4:23AM PDT on Oct 27, 2013


5:22PM PDT on Oct 24, 2013

Ridicuöous the whole thing is USA

9:42AM PDT on Oct 24, 2013

Thanks for posting.

4:26AM PDT on Oct 22, 2013


1:11AM PDT on Oct 21, 2013

Thank you!

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