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April 29, 2013: Progress in Reducing Foodborne Illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found “a lack of recent progress in reducing foodborne infections” in 2012. The agency’s annual snapshot of food safety conditions comes from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance network, or FoodNet. Meanwhile, a separate report from Center for the Science in the Public Interest found that outbreaks dropped by 40% from 2001 to 2010.