Measuring the Burden of Global Foodborne Disease From Animal and Fish Sources
Sandra Hoffmann and
Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2019, vol. November 2019, issue 10
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)
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