I was cooking dinner in my kitchen when my boyfriend called to ask what I was doing.
“My pest-control system is out of stock,” I said.
“What are you going to do?” he asked.
“You can buy something,” I told him.
I was not the only one to hear this question.
The majority of the country has been dealing with foodborne illness outbreaks.
We have had outbreaks of E. coli and salmonella, and there are some outbreaks of foodborne diseases in Dublin, including the outbreak of salmonellosis that has claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people.
My boyfriend’s response was: “No problem, no problem.
We can’t do anything.”
The fact that I was prepared to go into a restaurant and buy food at the end of the meal wasn’t going to change his mind.
I wasn’t prepared to leave my home to go and buy it.
This is a problem for many people.
When the foodborne disease outbreak in New York City started, a friend told me: “It’s like having a virus in your stomach.” I wasn