Foodborne illness outbreaks were linked to cantaloupes, ground beef and Romaine lettuce. Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella was found in beef, turkey and chicken livers. Each year, one in six Americans gets sick from food poisoning, 148,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.
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-What is E. coli? http://www.sharecare.com/question/what-is-e-coli
-What causes Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (E.coli) infection? http://www.sharecare.com/question/ecoli-causes
-What is salmonella? http://www.sharecare.com/question/what-is-salmonella
-What are the symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning? http://www.sharecare.com/question/symptoms-of-salmonella-food-poisoning
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