CDC Lists Top Food Pathogens

Surveillance data on foodborne disease outbreaks in 2007 revealed that norovirus and salmonella contamination were the leading causes, with poultry, beef, and leafy greens the most common foods involved, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. The analysis also indicated that no cause was ever found for about one-third of outbreaks and a quarter of the victims, according to a report from CDC researchers in the Aug. 13 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Nearly...Full Story
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