Eating Safely

Avoid Foodborne Illness

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Foodborne illness is quite common today. Each year, about 76 million people in the United States become ill from eating contaminated foods. Thousands are hospitalized and around 5,000 people die. The illnesses they get may come from eating foods contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or parasites.