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Food inspectors stick a fork in and check for grocery store safety

Recent cases of salmonella in peanut butter have raised concerns about the food industry. In Minnesota the Department of Agriculture plays an important role in maintaining food safety.

Recent cases of salmonella in peanut butter have raised concerns about the food industry. In Minnesota the Department of Agriculture plays an important role in maintaining food safety. In this video Katherine Freemyer, a food inspector with the MDA, goes on a routine inspection of a grocery store to make sure what the store sells is safe to eat. She points out that anything from fried chicken to a loaf of bread must be properly stored at the right temperatures.

Read more about peanut-butter problems and the Food and Drug Administration from MinnPost.