New World Bank report says food-borne illnesses cost USD110 billion per year in low- and middle-income countries

Originally posted on AgHealth: Rinsing fresh fish in Accra, Ghana (photo credit: ILRI/Kennedy Bomfeh). A new World Bank study finds that the impact of unsafe food costs low- and middle-income economies about US$ 110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year. Yet a large proportion of these costs could be avoided by adopting…

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