FOOD SAFETY: ‘It Was Probably Something You Ate’
The title of a new consumer guide to food safety aptly describes the findings of a CDC study released last month describing the toll in sickness and death from food poisoning, or as federal officials like to say, "food-borne illnesses." California Healthline columnist Jeff Stryker looks at the steps consumers and regulators can take to make a dent in the estimated 76 million illnesses and 5,000 deaths attributed each year to spoiled food.
Stryker's Corner is a regular Monday feature in California Healthline. Columnist Jeff Stryker takes readers behind the headlines, with in-depth articles, guest editorials and interviews with California newsmakers. Click here for more on Stryker and this feature.
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