Henry I. Miller

Federal public health officials have failed to make any progress in preventing food poisoning from common pathogens during the past several years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The incidence of human infections caused by Salmonella,E. coli, and seven other common pathogens was essentially unchanged from 2004 to 2008. During this time, incidents of contamination that involved fresh produce and processed foods, including Mexican peppers, California lettuce, and …

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