FDA, in Collaboration with American Medical Association, Releases Two Continuing Medical Education Videos: Identifying and Treating Foodborne Illness, and Talking to Patients About Food Safety

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA), announced the availability of two continuing medical education (CME) videos for physicians:

  • What Physicians Need to Know About Foodborne Illness: Suspect, Identify, Treat, and Report
  • Preventing Foodborne Illness: Talking to Patients About Food Safety

The Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness, or food poisoning, annually – the equivalent of sickening 1 in 6 Americans each year. And each year, these illnesses result in an estimated 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths.

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