Comments for: Under scrutiny, Maine school kitchens get passing grades; problems in Portland

Posted Dec. 26, 2012, at 4:53 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 27, 2012, at 5:36 a.m.

PORTLAND | One in six Americans — about 48 million people — get sick from food-borne diseases every year. Worse, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die. The most vulnerable population: children. Those statistics, the latest available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s 2011 report on food-borne illness, underscore …

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