Educator Tools - Slides/Talking Points - Foodborne Illness Statistics
|Everything you need to conduct a food safety presentation for pregnant women.|
Food Safety for Moms-to-Be
Foodborne Illness Statistics
Each year in U.S., foodborne illness causes:
- 48 million gastrointestinal illnesses
- 128,000 hospitalizations
- 3,000 deaths
48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 people die from foodborne illness each year.
So, we can clearly see that foodborne illness is a very serious issue, which leads us to our next statement . . .