At the start of the new administration, 66 percent of Americans say they do not trust the government to protect consumer interests and rights, according to the 2017 Consumer Voices Survey from Consumer Reports. The survey uncovered key consumer issues, including healthcare, higher education, privacy, and yes, food safety. The survey found that six out of 10 Americans are either slightly (30 percent) or not at all confident (30 percent) that the country’s food supply is safe, free of contamination, and produced without unnecessary antibiotics.
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