CDC: Imported seafood, spices cause majority of illness outbreaks

03/14/2012 | National Public Radio · USA Today

As imported food increases, so do disease outbreaks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said imported seafood and spices accounted for 60% of imported-food outbreaks from 2005 to 2010. However, the CDC said Americans don't need to change their food-shopping habits. "Consumers should approach safety the way they always have," said epidemiologist Hannah Gould. "Cook, separate, chill -- follow prevention measures."

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