October 7, 2021
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds a 26 percent decline in foodborne infections in 2020, compared to the previous three-year average.
The report, using FoodNet data, showed that infections from common pathogens dropped sharply. Salmonella incidence dropped 22 percent, while the incidence of Listeria fell 27 percent. According to CDC, the reasons for the decline may include:
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