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Ohio State Researcher: Foodborne Illness Costs $77.7 Billion a Year

January 23, 2012 by


The cost of foodborne illness in the United States is now estimated to be up to $77.7 billion a year, according to an analysis by Ohio State University researcher Robert Scharff. Although the new estimate, published in the January 2012 issue of the Journal of Food Protection, is a significant reduction from the researcher’s initial […]

Unsafe School Lunches

August 9, 2011 by


MSNBC reported yesterday that 9 out of 10 preschool lunches are served at unsafe temperatures.  Experts in the article stated that it’s hard to determine if this will lead to more foodborne illness cases.  According to the study and report Ninety percent of the 705-preschooler sack lunches tested by University of Texas scientists had risen […]