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According to a recent study entitled, "Health-Related Costs from Foodborne Illness in theUnited States," published by the ProduceSafety Project at Georgetown University,approximately 76 million new cases of food-related illness occur in the United Stateseach year costing $152 billion.The following information was presented:One quarter of the cost, $39 billion,was associated with produce.At the time of the study, the U.S. hadno nation-wide safety standards inplace for the growing, harvesting, andpacking of fresh fruits and vegetables.Food-related illnesses cause 5,000deaths and 300,000 hospitalizations inthe U.S. each year.Skip To...
Classify the following statement as a strength or weakness inregard to this report's potential for helping the reader understandthe economic impact of food-related illnesses.To mitigate the health-care cost uncertainties, the studyemployed confidence intervals and a sensitivity analysis.billion on food safety efforts and stategovernments spend an additional $300million.a)strengthb)weaknessQuestion 27Question 5 of 8:This set of eight questions all pertain to the following research.Classify the following statement as a strength or weakness inregard to this report's potential for helping the reader understandthe economic impact of food-related illnesses.The methodology followed principles used by economists atthe FDA and the USDA, the two primary food safety agencies.Related Costs from Foodborne Illness in theUnited States," published by the ProduceSafety Project at Georgetown University,approximately 76 million new cases of food-related illness occur in the United Stateseach year costing $152 billion.The following information was presented:One quarter of the cost, $39 billion,was associated with produce.At the time of the study, the U.S. hadno nation-wide safety standards inplace for the growing, harvesting, andpacking of fresh fruits and vegetables.Food-related illnesses cause 5,000deaths and 300,000 hospitalizations inthe U.S. each year.The U.S. spends approximately $1billion on food safety efforts and stategovernments spend an additional $300million.2The U.S. spends approximately $1billion on food safety efforts and stategovernments spend an additional $300million.According to a recent study entitled, "Health-Related Costs from Foodborne Illness in theUnited States," published by the ProduceSafety Project at Georgetown University,approximately 76 million new cases of food-related illness occur in the United Stateseach year costing $152 billion.The following information was presented:One quarter of the cost, $39 billion,was associated with produce.At the time of the study, the U.S. hadno nation-wide safety standards inplace for the growing, harvesting, andpacking of fresh fruits and vegetables.Food-related illnesses cause 5,000deaths and 300,000 hospitalizations inthe U.S. each year.The U.S. spends approximately $1billion on food safety efforts and stategovernments spend an additional $300million.

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