Preventing Foodborne Illness
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48 million Americans are affected by a foodborne disease each year. That’s one in every six Americans. More than 100,000 will have to visit the hospital each year and 3,000 Americans lose their lives due to foodborne diseases.
This week on Noon Edition we’ll talk about the prevention of foodborne illnesses and what you can do to protect yourself.
Patricia Wakenell, Professor of Avian Diagnostics at Purdue University
Tracy Hawkins, Rapid Response Team Epidemiologist for the Indiana State Department of Health
George Hegeman, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Indiana University
Read more at: Preventing Foodborne Illness on Indiana Public Media
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