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Questions - Food Safety - June 19-20, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted June 19-20, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Generally speaking, is food sold in the United States very safe to eat, somewhat safe, not very safe, or not at all safe to eat?

2* What is more important--increasing safety inspections for food sold in the United States or reducing the federal budget deficit?

3* Suppose there were no government food safety regulations in the United States. Would restaurants make more money by taking steps to ensure that their food was safe for customers or by cutting corners and not worrying about the safety of the food they serve?

4* Which is more likely to ensure the safety of food sold in the United States – more government regulation or more free market competition?

5* Are most restaurants more clean than your kitchen at home, less clean than your kitchen at home or is the level of cleanliness about the same?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence