Number of U.S. foodborne illness cases in 2017, by food category

This statistic displays the number of foodborne illness cases in the U.S. in 2017, by food category. In that year, around 25 cases of foodborne illness resulted from seeded vegetables, while pork caused 376 cases of foodborne illness.

Number of foodborne illness cases in the U.S. in 2017, by food category

Number of cases
Crustaceans37
Mollusks279
Fish144
Other aquatic animal8
Dairy85
Eggs81
Beef329
Pork376
Other meat (sheep, goat, etc.)14
Chicken487
Turkey609
Other Poultry6
Game9
Fungi10
Sprouts62
Root and other underground vegetables2
Seeded vegetables25
Herbs20
Vegetable row crops351
Fruits521
Grains and beans73
Nuts and seeds32
Other235
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

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