CDC RELEASES ESTIMATE ON FOODBORNE ILLNESS

ATLANTA -- The Centers for Disease Control has released the most complete estimate to date on the incidence of foodborne disease in the United States, according to officials.The data, published in the current issue of CDC's "Emerging Infectious Diseases," reports that foodborne diseases have resulted in an estimated 325,000 cases of serious illness requiring hospitalization, 76 million cases of gastrointestinal

ATLANTA -- The Centers for Disease Control has released the most complete estimate to date on the incidence of foodborne disease in the United States, according to officials.

The data, published in the current issue of CDC's "Emerging Infectious Diseases," reports that foodborne diseases have resulted in an estimated 325,000 cases of serious illness requiring hospitalization, 76 million cases of gastrointestinal illness and 5,000 deaths each year. The findings were culled from a varie

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