Soaring imports stir concerns by Shelley SheltonSo you're helpless to protect yourselves from imported foods. But don't worry, be happy! It may not be you that dies from playing Russian roulette with your groceries.
For those who've been alarmed by recent scares involving tainted imported products, there's bad news and … moderately comforting news.
The bad news: There's not a lot that U.S. consumers can do to protect themselves from tainted imported foods. In fact, it's hard even to know which foods are imported.
The better news is that considering the vast amounts of food streaming into our country from other places annually, the percentage found to be tainted is quite small.
Feel better now ...