, Food & Drink
, The United States
, Brands & Consumer Products
Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
United States, 2012: Annual Report
Data is the number of reported foodborne disease outbreak-associated illnesses by food
category in the United States for 2012. Dairy data is unpasteurized dairy products (12 outbreaks), pasteurized dairy products (5), and pasteurization unknown. Vegetable data is leafy vegetables (20 outbreaks), stem vegetables (1), and vegetable row crops not further classified (1). Fruit data is melons (4 outbreaks), small fruits (2), tropical fruits (1), and fruits not further classified (9). Percent of total is the percentage of all foodborne illnesses found in the United States in 2012.