“Foodborne Illness Still a Problem in the US”

Salmonella infections down but Vibrio illnesses up in new study of foodborne pathogens by CDC

(dailyRx News) You expect food to nourish you, not to make you ill. But foodborne illness remains a problem in the US, as a new study has shown.

This new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at preliminary data for 2013 to examine trends in these illnesses during the last year.

The study found that rates of foodborne illness in the US largely stayed stable in 2013, but while Salmonella infections decreased, illnesses caused by the bacteria Vibrio saw a big jump.

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