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can precipitate long-term ailments: See James A. Lindsay, “Chronic Sequelae of Foodborne Disease,” Emerging Infectious Diseases 3, no. 4
entirely new kinds of outbreaks are now occurring: See Tauxe, “Emerging Food-borne Diseases.”
196 a newly emerged pathogen: See Armstrong et al., “Emerging Foodborne Patho-gens.”
thirteen large packinghouses now slaughter: Cited in James M. MacDonald and Michael Ollinger, “U.S. Meat Slaughter Consolidating
Rapidly,” U SDA Food Review, May 1,1997.
more than a dozen other new foodborne pathogens: Cited in Tauxe, “Emerging Foodborne Diseases.”
infectious agents that have not yet been identified: See “Food-Related Illness and Death.”
defective softball bats, sneakers, stuffed animals: See Consumer Product Safety Commission, press releases, June 1997–June 1999.
197 7.5 percent of the ground beef samples: The figures on ground beef contamination are from “Nationwide Federal Plant Raw Ground Beef
Microbiological Survey, August 1993–March 1994,...
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