U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) MMWR <!-- Another Breadcrumb -->Vital Signs: Incidence and Trends of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food --- Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. Sites, 1996--2010 June 10, 2011 / 60(22);749-755 On June 7, this report was posted as an MMWR Early Release on the MMWR website ( Background: In the United States, contaminated food causes approximately 1,000 reported disease outbreaks and an estimated 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths annually. This report summarizes 2010 surveillance data and describes trends since 1996. ... See