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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is out with new data on outbreaks of foodborne illness, reporting statistics from 2009-2015 when outbreaks sickened more than 100,000 people.

Out of the 100,939 people who were confirmed with food poisoning from various pathogens during that time, 5,699 had to be admitted to hospitals and 145…

A report on an outbreak of foodborne parasite infections in California in early 2017, published by the CDC, describes how raw, wild boar meat resulted in life-threatening illnesses for several people.

A traditional dish in Laotian and other Asian cuisines is laub, which, as shown here, is often made with minced…

For the first time since CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report last year documented two siblings with cryptosporidiosis associated with raw milk consumption, a state is blaming an invasion of the microscopic parasites on raw milk. cryto_406x250New Mexico officials want people to dump raw milk, warning the Cryptosporidium parasite causes a diarrheal disease known as…