“Americans lose about 112,000 years of healthy life each year because of foodborne illnesses,” says epidemiologist Elaine Scallan, of the University of Colorado School of Public Health.

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Avoid Food Poisoning

Salmonella. E. coli. Campylobacter. Listeria. The list of microbes that can cause food poisoning—and its possible long-term consequences—is daunting. We break down which bugs are most likely to cause food poisoning…and how to prevent it.

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