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AU: Food-borne illness a major health threat

Nine News: Food-borne illnesses now pose one of the greatest threats to the health of Australians, warns a communicable diseases expert.

Changes to the way food is grown and distributed across the globe have been blamed for the increased risk of serious illness from the consumption of contaminated food.

Dr Paul Armstrong, chairman of the Communicable Diseases Network Australia, rated food-borne illness among the top three infectious disease threats to Australians, alongside emerging infectious disease and the rise of antimicrobial resistance.

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