At least 9 million people a year in the U.S. suffer from a foodborne illness caused by a major pathogen, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "It's the worst during the warmer months, when there are more outdoor gatherings and people tend to leave food out and practice unsafe food handling techniques," said Scott Becker, the executive director of Association of Public Health Laboratories, a nonprofit organization that helps prevent and track foodborne illnesses.
How I'm feeling right now. Ughk. Someone shoot me