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How serious are foodborne illnesses in the United States?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Every year, one in six Americans become ill from a foodborne pathogen. Nearly 13,000 experience illnesses strong enough to land them in the hospital, and 3,000 die.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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