Foodborne illness: is it on the rise?

  title={Foodborne illness: is it on the rise?},
  author={David G Nyachuba},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={68 5},
Foodborne illness is a serious public health threat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 76 million foodborne illnesses, including 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths, occur in the United States each year. Two recently published Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) reports showed that Salmonella, Campylobacter, Shigella, Cryptosporidium, and Shiga toxin Escherichia coli (STEC) O157 continue to be leading causes of both the number and… CONTINUE READING
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