Making Sense of Recent Cost-of-Foodborne-Illness Estimates

Three recent studies provide cost-of-foodborne-illness estimates ranging from $14.1 billion to $152 billion. This report shows that differences in these estimates are largely due to the number of diseases considered, the valuation methods used, and uncertainty about disease incidence estimates.


Issue Date:
Sep 01 2013
Publication Type:
Report
Language:
English
Total Pages:
35
Series Statement:
Economic Information Bulletin Number 118




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