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Prevention of Foodborne Illness

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, foodborne illness , sometimes called food poisoning , is a common, costly - yet preventable - public health problem. Each year, about 1 in 6 Americans gets sick, due to a foodborne illness. Everyone is at risk for food poisoning but you can reduce your risk if you know what to do. Food poisoning can happen anywhere, to anyone, and from foods we might not expect. The resources listed below can help you and your family stay healthy. 

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University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service  Foodborne Illness: Debunking the Myths
Iowa State University List of Common Foodborne Pathogens
Colorado State University Bacterial Foodborne Illnesses
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foodborne Illness Index 
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse Introduction to Foodborne Illnesses
United States Department of Agriculture  Food Safety Videos
Center for Food Safety and Nutrition CFSAN Training Videos