IFSAC’s New Method To Evaluate Foodborne Illness Sources

Knowing which foodborne illnesses are most likely to occur, and in which foods, is essential in preventing future outbreaks of contamination. Three federal agencies have partnered up to develop a new method to estimate common foodborne illness sources including Campylobacter, E. coli O157, Listeria, and Salmonella.

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  • IFSAC’s New Method To Evaluate Foodborne Illness Sources

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