Originally Posted by bbqjoe
The answer to this question is rather staggering.
The estimated amount of people who get sick every year due to foodborne illness is 76 million people.
The estimated amount of people hospitalized is 300,000.
And the estimate of cases of death are 5000.
This is the USA alone!
A lot of good doctors will tell you that almost every case of "stomach flu" or "Stomach virus" that we self-diagnose is actually a food borne illness.