FOOD-SAFETY REPORT SNAGS IRE OF SEAFOOD INDUSTRY

WASHINGTON -- A report citing seafood as the single biggest cause of foodborne illness is making waves throughout the seafood industry.The 52-page report, "Outbreak Alert! Closing the Gaps in Our Federal Food-Safety Net," compiled by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, concluded that seafood caused 237 out of 865 food-poisoning outbreaks studied over the last 10 years.Within the fresh-foods

WASHINGTON -- A report citing seafood as the single biggest cause of foodborne illness is making waves throughout the seafood industry.

The 52-page report, "Outbreak Alert! Closing the Gaps in Our Federal Food-Safety Net," compiled by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, concluded that seafood caused 237 out of 865 food-poisoning outbreaks studied over the last 10 years.

Within the fresh-foods category, eggs were cited as the second-largest cause of food poisoning, w

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