FDA USDA FSISAJC reports that with many Americans switching to a more health-conscious diet that includes fresh vegetables, the nation must do a better job against food-borne illnesses.

The most recent outbreak — salmonella poisoning linked to contaminated lettuce and tomatoes — sickened 171 people in 19 states, including Georgia, and came not long after a deadly

FDALooks like it is time for a new system. From the Associated Press:

"A warning system meant to alert food companies in the event of a food poisoning outbreak failed one-third of the time in a recent government test. The Food and Drug Administration was able to reach an emergency contact for a food