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Data Released on 2016 Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

Posted on November 30, 2018

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

More than 14,000 people in the U.S. were sickened during foodborne disease outbreaks in 2016, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); 875 of these people were hospitalized, and 17 died. The categories of food responsible for most of these illnesses were mollusks such as oysters and scallops (529 illnesses), […]

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