Caesar Lundy, a retired Cincinnati chemist, has put the ultimate label on 2007:

“This has been the year of eating dangerously.
Consumer Reports got things rolling by reporting that 83 percent of all raw chickens harbor campylobacter or salmonella, leading causes of food- borne disease. Spring and summer brought 20 recalls of 30 million pounds of ground beef contaminated with lethal E. coli.”

Lundy’s entire column can be found in the Cincinnati Enquirer.