- There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the U.S. every year
- Noroviruses caused 58% of all foodborne illness in 2011.
- There are no known cases of anyone getting the flu from food, but experts worry about possibility
(CNN)There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the toilet.