Make Our Food Safe
04/28/2011

"Campylobacter-contaminated poultry top pathogen-food combo in UF study"

The Examiner | Robert Herriman

"With the passing of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) this past January, researchers at the Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) at the University of Florida looked at what pathogen-food combinations had the greatest public health and economic impact in a report published Thursday.

In the report, 'Ranking the Risks: The 10 Pathogen-Food Combinations with the Greatest Burden on Public Health,' they compared the risks by the various pathogen-food combinations and developed a comparable set of estimates of disease burden for 14 leading pathogens across 12 food categories (168 pathogen-food combinations)..."

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