Food safety is a complex issue that has an impact on all segments of society, from the general
public to government, industry, and academia. The second edition of the Bad Bug Book,
published by the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, of the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides current
information about the major known agents that cause foodborne illness. The information
provided in this handbook is abbreviated and general in nature, and is intended for practical use.
It is not intended to be a comprehensive scientific or clinical reference.
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