The 5 Deadliest Food-Borne Illnesses - and How to Prevent Them

Listeria, the food-borne bacteria responsible for killing 21 people this week via contaminated cantaloupes, is just one of many types of bacteria contaminating the food supply. Here, the 5 deadliest types of food-borne bacteria and how to keep yourself and your family members safe.

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    The listeria outbreak killed 33 people and affected 147. The listeria epidemic traced to Jensen Farms was one of the deadliest food-borne illnesses in the nation. The deadly conditions on the Jensen Farms was responsible for spreading the illness to 28 states.
    09/30/2013 - 2:50 am | View Link
  • 10 Deadliest Food Contaminations in U.S. History
    and campylobacter sapp — while eight pathogens account for the majority of foodborne illnesses, the CDC reports. Before the CDC formally tracked food safety data in the 1970s, two outbreaks are believed to have been the deadliest in U.S. history ...
    08/20/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Tainted Cantaloupes Behind Deadliest Food-Borne Outbreak
    With 29 people now dead, listeria-tainted cantaloupe has caused the deadliest recorded U.S. outbreak of food-borne illness, surpassing a 1985 outbreak ... up to be the worst cluster of food-related illnesses and deaths in a generation.
    11/3/2011 - 1:08 pm | View Link
  • Listeria in Cantaloupes: Deadliest Outbreak in a Decade
    According to the CDC, this is the third deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness ... Officials say 10 other outbreaks of food-borne illnesses in the last decade have been tied to cantaloupes. In seven of those outbreaks, the melons were tainted with ...
    10/1/2011 - 5:17 pm | View Link
  • Potentially contaminated fruit in Pennsylvania
    State authorities are recommending that residents throw out cantaloupes if they are unsure of where they were grown, as the deadliest food-borne outbreak in years ... when contaminated hot dogs were linked to 108 illnesses, 14 deaths and four stillbirths ...
    09/30/2011 - 1:06 pm | View Link
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  • Tips to protect yourself from food-borne illness, from ...
    Food-borne infections are getting a lot of attention these days, as they should. Each year, roughly 76 million Americans get sick from something they ate.…
    07/30/2015 - 9:55 pm | View Website
  • Top Deadly Diseases of the Developing World
    More on Top Deadly Diseases of the Developing World from Infoplease: Health & Nutrition - Personal Health, Nutrition, Disease and Mortality, Drugs and Alcohol
    07/30/2015 - 6:49 pm | View Website
  • The 5 Deadliest Food-Borne Illnesses
    Listeria, the food-borne bacteria responsible for killing 21 people this week via contaminated cantaloupes, is just one of many types of bacteria ...
    07/30/2015 - 9:59 am | View Website
  • About Foodborne Illness | Food Safety | CDC
    The Food Safety Office (FSO) helps lead CDC in the prevention of illness, disability, and death due to foodborne diseases.
    07/29/2015 - 8:30 pm | View Website
  • Foodborne illness
    Foodborne illness (also foodborne disease and colloquially referred to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated food ...
    07/28/2015 - 6:34 am | View Website
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