The Top 5 Places Where People Get Food Poisoning in the United States

  Location Number of Illnesses % of all Illnesses
1 Sit-down restaurants 4,518 36%
2 Catering or banquet facility 3,000 24%
3 Private home 1,577 12%
4 Prison or jail 1,119 9%
5 Fast-food restaurant 425 3%
Tags: Health Statistics, Food & Drink, The United States, Brands & Consumer Products

Sources:  Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks United States, 2012: Annual Report

List Notes: Data is the number of reported foodborne disease outbreak-associated illnesses by location where the food was prepared in the United States for the year 2012.
Places Where People Get Food Poisoning in the United States
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