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Report IDs food sources for 4 common pathogens

A new report outlining the foods most prone to pathogens was recently released by the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC), a partnership of several organizations including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Titled “Foodborne Illness Source Attribution Estimates for Salmonella, […]

USDA releases estimates of annual foodborne pathogen costs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Economic Research Service has released spreadsheets for 15 different major pathogens in the U.S. that together are responsible for more than 95% of the illnesses and deaths from foodborne illness. According to an article from Food Safety News, for each pathogen the data “provide a range of potential costs, […]