Make Our Food Safe
01/24/2011

"Minnesota rated high for detecting, reporting food illness"

MinnPost | Joe Kimball

"When it comes to detecting and reporting food-borne illnesses, Minnesota gets an A — and did so well it was used as a benchmark in grading other states — according to a report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

The group used 10 years of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its own 'Outbreak Alert!' database to rate the 50 states. Minnesota and Oregon were selected as benchmarks, because of their 'strong investigating and reporting systems...'"

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