The Costs of Human Salmonellosis Attributable to Pork: A Stochastic Farm-to-Fork Analysis
Xuanli Liu and
Gay Y. Miller
No 22023, 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
Few farm-to-table analyses of the risk pathways for foodborne illnesses exist, and no such analysis exists for the case of salmonellosis and pork products. This paper presents a Monte Carlo simulation model of the US pork system and the transmission pathways of Salmonella. For the year 2000, we estimate the cost of illness attributable to porkborne Salmonella at $45.7 million, with an estimated 43,505 cases of salmonellosis attributable to pork occurring annually.
Keywords: Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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