Food Safety: General Information

 

 
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CDC Estimate of Illnesses

  • Salmonella: 1.3 million illnesses, 15,600 hospitalizations, 500 deaths

  • Campylobacter: 1.9 million illnesses, 10,500 hospitalizations, 100 deaths

  • Hazardous E. coli strains: 173,000 illnesses, 2,800 hospitalizations, 78 deaths

  • Yersinia: 86,000 illnesses, 1,100 hospitalizations, few deaths

  • Toxoplasma gondii: 112,500 illnesses, 2,500 hospitalizations, 375 deaths


     
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