CDC: E. coli, salmonella illnesses dropped in 2014

CDC: E. coli, salmonella illnesses dropped in 2014

CDC data found infections from one type of E. coli and one of the more common types of salmonella decreased, while rates of some other foodborne illnesses rose.

Illnesses from Shiga-toxin producing E. coli 0157 fell 19% compared to 2011-2013 and 32% vs. the baseline of 2006-2008. A report on the findings attributes the drop to increased monitoring of infections, which allows outbreaks to be identified more quickly, as well as food safety improvements in the beef and produce indu

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