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New Report Highlights Disparate Impact of Foodborne Illness on Poor and Minority Communities

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) released a new report examining the link between foodborne illness and poverty. CFA’s report, titled Foodborne Illness: Another Way the Poor Pay More, documents the research showing that living in poverty puts consumers, particularly those under five years of age, at higher risk of infection from foodborne pathogens such as Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Shigella. […]