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Measuring the Burden of Global Foodborne Disease From Animal and Fish Sources

Sandra Hoffmann and Arie Havelaar

Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2019, vol. November 2019, issue 10

Abstract: An ERS researcher collaborated with international scientists in estimating the global incidence and health effects—or burden—of 13 foodborne diseases caused by consumption of one of 8 animal-source foods (meats, fish, dairy products, and eggs). The researchers found that the foodborne disease burden attributed to consumption of animal foods was over twice as high in sub-Saharan Africa as in other global subregions.

Keywords: Consumer/Household Economics; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Food Security and Poverty; Health Economics and Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.302878

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