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CDC and food safety
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    CDC 24/7 saving lives, protecting people
  • Description:
    Why it’s important for CDC to fight foodborne diseases -- What CDC does to keep Americans safe from contaminated food -- CDC tracks diseases 24/7 -- CDC shares what we know -- CDC connects with others who play a critical role in keeping food safe -- CDC works 24/7 to track and report on foodborne sicknesses -- The future of food safety -- In keeping Americans safe from contaminated food, CDC faces many challenges.

    Foodborne diseases make about 48 million Americans sick every year – that’s 1 out of every 6 people. Sadly, about 3,000 of these people die. At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we realize that foodborne diseases are a serious threat to our nation’s health, and we use every tool available to keep Americans safe from contaminated foods.


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