U.S. consumers' feelings about the number of food recalls 2014

This statistic presents the results of a survey among 2,236 U.S. consumers. The survey was conducted online by Harris Interactive in January 2014, asking the respondents to describe their feelings about the amount of food recalls due to health- or safety-related issues in the past few years. Some 43 percent of U.S. adults reported that feel that there have been more food health or safety issues prompting product recalls in the past years.

Consumers' feelings about the number of health- or safety-related food recalls in the United States in 2014

Share of respondents
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Release date

February 2014


United States

Survey time period

January 15 to 20, 2014

Number of respondents

2,236 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. adults

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Percentages may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.
The original question ran as follows: 'Thinking about food health or safety issues prompting recalls in recent years, do you feel there have been...?'

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