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Dr. Scott Gottlieb is head of the Food and Drug Administration. Federal investigators reviewed 30 of 1,557 food recalls between 2012 and 2015. They found that the FDA did not always evaluate food-borne hazards fast enough or ensure that companies initiated recalls promptly. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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An empty coffee mug, left forlorn on the table. Federal regulators found that "New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee" had an ingredient similar to the active ingredient in Viagra. Ezra Bailey/Getty Images hide caption

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This apple-topped salad is one of several products being recalled for potential contamination with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes Ready Pac, Inc. hide caption

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Ready Pac, Inc.