FOODBORNE ILLNESSES DECLINE IN 2004

ATLANTA -- Overall, foodborne illnesses related to common bacterial pathogens continued to decline last year, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture. Officials credited the decrease to enhanced food safety systems, new technologies to reduce or eliminate pathogens,

ATLANTA -- Overall, foodborne illnesses related to common bacterial pathogens continued to decline last year, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Officials credited the decrease to enhanced food safety systems, new technologies to reduce or eliminate pathogens, and increased testing of the control measures. In particular, USDA's Food Safety a

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