American Association for Justice report released Wednesday by the American Association for Justice argues that the civil justice system is better at getting the food industry to ensure the safety of their products than foodborne illnesses. About 80 percent of foodborne illnesses are never connected to their cause. The AAJ report says this means “no consistent market repercussions for food companies … and no economic motivators to keep the promise of safe food.” The responsibility for safety then shifts onto state and federal regulators, but they don’t have the resources to police everything. So “it has fallen to the civil justice system to
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