Economic Burden of Major Foodborne Illnesses Acquired in the United States
by Sandra Hoffmann
, Bryan Maculloch, and Michael Batz
Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-140) 59 pp, May 2015
Each year, 1 in 6 people in the United States is sickened by a foodborne illness acquired in the States. ERS provides an overview of recent estimates of the economic burden imposed annually by 15 leading foodborne pathogens.
Keywords: Foodborne illness, cost of foodborne illness, economic burden of foodborne illness, health valuation, food safety, willingness to pay
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