Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration: Release of a New Report on Foodborne Illness Source Attribution Estimates for 2013

The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) today released a report titled “Foodborne illness source attribution estimates for 2013 for Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, and Campylobacter using multi-year outbreak surveillance data, United States.” The authors used outbreak data to update previous analyses to estimate which foods are responsible for illness related to four foodborne pathogens. CDC estimates that, together, these four pathogens cause 1.9 million cases of foodborne illness in the United States each year.

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