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July 1996

The World health Organization regards illness due to contaminated food as one of the most widespread health problems in the contemporary world. In infants and the elderly, the consequences can be fatal. Protect your family by following these simple rules. They will reduce the risk of foodborne disease significantly.

For further information please contact the Food Safety Unit, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.

© WHO/OMS, 1998