The United States is winning the war against foodborne illnesses. According to a government report released this spring, the incidence of the four major foodborne illnesses -- campylobacter, salmonella, listeria and E. coli -- declined by 21% between 1996 and 2001. However, whether the incidence of these four ailments is lower than 10 or 20 years ago isn't clear. The government has only been collecting statistics on foodborne illnesses since 1996. It was about a decade earlier that ...
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