The FDA recalls almost a hundred million units of food every quarter. Prepared foods are the most recalled food category, followed by baked goods, vegetables and beverages. Furthermore, microbiological contamination is the leading reason for U.S. food recalls. For instance, salmonella is the most common cause of foodborne illnesses in the United States. It a type of bacteria which causes food poisoning and can be found in contaminated eggs, poultry, meat, unpasteurized milk or juice, cheese, contaminated raw fruits and vegetables, spices, and nuts. In recent years, Italy had the largest share of food recalls worldwide, followed by The Netherlands, France and Germany.