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Imported food sickens more Americans than ever

Increasing demand in the U.S. for year-round access to all foods means more foreign food in grocery stores and that means more foodborne illness outbreaks from imported food. Writing for the March edition of Emerging Infectious Diseases, a journal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, four researchers take a deep dive into outbreak trends involving… Continue Reading

FDA Outreach in Latin America, Part III

As part of our ongoing expert Q&A series: An in-depth look at how the FDA’s headquarters in Latin America works to promote safer food With over 220,000 foreign food facilities in more than 150 countries registered to import food into the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a lot to keep… Continue Reading