CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - How can the government and the food industry prevent multistate foodborne outbreaks?
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Embargoed until: Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 1:00 PM ET
Contact: CDC Media Relations
Multistate outbreaks caused 56% of deaths in all reported foodborne outbreaks from 2010 to 2014, although they accounted for just 3% of all such outbreaks from 2010 to 2014. What can the government and the food industry do to protect the public’s health and stop outbreaks from happening?
CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.
USDA, Deputy Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Philip Derfler, J.D.,
FDA, Director of Coordinated Outbreak Response & Evaluation Network, Kathleen F. Gensheimer, MD, MPH.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. ET
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