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Food Knowledge, Food Safety & Nutrition Facts

Food Borne Illnesses

What is a Food borne Illness? Food borne illness is an infection or irritation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract caused by food or beverages that contain harmful bacteria, parasites, fungi, or viruses. Food borne illnesses are linked to the deaths of an estimated 2 million people annually. Mostly children – and most of these illnesses, […]