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9:40 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Foodborne Illnesses Could Cost U.S. $15 billion

Pathogens that can cause foodborne illness are often ingested by incorrectly cooked meat.
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Americans had to dig deep into their wallets to cover costs associated with foodborne illnesses, according to new estimates from the U.S. Department Agriculture.

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Thousands were Sickened
1:05 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Iowa Egg Farm Charged in Salmonella Outbreak

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The former operators of a large egg farm in Iowa have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with a major salmonella outbreak in 2010.

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Ten Years of Data
2:45 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Report: Foodborne Illnesses More Likely to Come from Restaurants

Foodborne illnesses attributed to restaurants dwarfed the number of illnesses tied to in-home meals in a new report.
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You’re much more likely to get a foodborne illness eating at a restaurant than in your own home, according to a new report.

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Two Deaths, Many More Sickened
3:25 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

Tainted Cantaloupe Causing Illnesses

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Tainted cantaloupe from Indiana is the suspected cause of salmonella cases around the country.

Sabrina  Miller of the Illinois Department of Public Health said 71 cases been identified in her state. Eight of those people have been hospitalized.

Miller said the investigation is still ongoing and the fruit is to be avoided.

"If you do have some of this cantaloupe from southwestern Indiana and you haven't eaten it yet, toss it," Miller said.

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