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Priorities for Food Safety in Emerging Economies

In this guest post, Russ Webster, CEO of International Development Strategies discusses the steps that must be taken to ensure the food supply chain is safe for all – resulting in a better future for farmers, consumers and emerging economies.

In the United States, we buy our food with confidence. We may wash our produce and handle raw chicken carefully, but outside of that, we generally trust that our food is safe, and that it won’t make us sick.

That’s because, given the amount of food we produce and consume, the U.S. food supply is exceptionally safe, thanks to our food safety standards and enforcement systems. Continue reading