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Food Production Chain

The food system in the United States is diverse, interconnected, and complex. It often takes several steps to get food from the farm or fishery to the dining table. These steps can be referred to as the food production chain. A food can become contaminated at any point along the production chain – during production, processing, distribution, or preparation.

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Where are most foodborne outbreaks detected in the United States?
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