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Foodborne Illness Outbreaks From Imported Food On The Rise

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A new CDC report estimates that, thanks to our growing reliance on international agriculture, foodborne disease from imported food has risen in both 2009 and 2010.

Between 2005 and 2010, 39 outbreaks and 2,348 illnesses were linked to imported food from 15 countries (half of those occurred in 2009 and 2010). Fish is the leading culprit when it comes to outbreaks, while spices are a close second.

Hannah Gould, an epidemiologist at the CDC and lead author of the report, clarified to sources:

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