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Study on the General Public’s Beliefs About Gastrointestinal Illness

This page lists the completed EHS-Net food safety study with a focus on the general public’s beliefs about gastrointestinal illness.

Photo of 2 couples dining at a restaurant.

Read about how EHS-Net’s environmental public health practice work supports CDC’s Winnable Battle on Food Safety. [PDF - 479 KB]

Beliefs About Sources of Gastrointestinal Illness Population Study

Objective: To increase understanding of the population’s experiences with and beliefs about gastrointestinal illness.

Publication: Beliefs about meals eaten outside the home as sources of gastrointestinal illness [PDF - 208 KB] J Food Prot. 2005;68(10):2184-9.

Plain language summary: Beliefs that restaurant meals made people sick.

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