Reports Highlight Threat Of Foodborne Illnesses
HealthDay News: Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC
“There’s good news and bad news about antibiotic resistance among the germs that cause foodborne illnesses, a new U.S. government report released Tuesday shows. … Each year, antibiotic-resistant infections from foodborne germs cause about 430,000 illnesses in the United States, according to the CDC…” (Preidt, 7/1).
U.N. News Centre: New U.N. report outlines top 10 food-borne parasites of greatest global concern
“A new report released [Tuesday] by two United Nations agencies identifies a ‘top 10’ of foodborne parasites with the greatest global impact, including those found in pork, fish, fresh produce, fruit juice, and milk, among other foods…” (7/1).