020714_1923_AmericansWa1Nearly three-quarters of Americans believe there should be more government oversight of food safety, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive, a Nielsen polling company.

The poll asking 2,236 American adults their feelings on the issue of food safety found that 73 percent said there should be more government oversight of food safety. A full 86 percent also reported being either somewhat concerned (58 percent) or seriously concerned (28 percent) about food recalls.

A similar survey posed the same questions in 2007, revealing that consumer attitudes toward government oversight of food safety have changed little since then.

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