Foods that can make you sick!

October 6, 2009 12:30:09 PM PDT
A new list of what are being called the riskiest foods has been released.The Center for Science in the Public Interest released the list, which is made up of the FDA-regulated foods that have made most Americans sick over the past 20 years.

Leafy greens are at the top of the list and are responsible for 363 outbreaks and more than 13,500 illnesses. The rest of the list follows, with officials saying these 10 foods are responsible for more than 40 percent of all food-borne illnesses.

  • LEAFY GREENS: 363 outbreaks involving 13,568 reported cases of illness
  • EGGS: 352 outbreaks involving 11,163 reported cases of illness
  • TUNA: 268 outbreaks involving 2341 reported cases of illness
  • OYSTERS: 132 outbreaks involving 3409 reported cases of illness
  • POTATOES: 108 outbreaks involving 3659 reported cases of illness
  • CHEESE: 83 outbreaks involving 2761 reported cases of illness
  • ICE CREAM: 74 outbreaks involving 2594 reported cases of illness
  • TOMATOES: 31 outbreaks involving 3292 reported cases of illness
  • SPROUTS: 31 outbreaks involving 2022 reported cases of illness
  • BERRIES: 25 outbreaks involving 3397 reported cases of illness

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