Infectious Diseases

6 Facts About Food-borne Illness


Each year 48 million Americans catch a food-borne illness

Leafy green vegetables are a top source of food poisoning

Almost half of all cases were caused by produce

Dairy is the second most common source of food poisoning

Poultry is responsible for the most deaths due to food-borne illness

It’s still important to eat veggies

Allison Tsai

Allison Tsai

Allison wrote for HealthCentral as an editor and producer for Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer, and Sleep Disorders.