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How Effective Are Federal Food Safety Regulations? The Case of Eggs and Salmonella Enteritidis

The US Food and Drug Administration estimated that its 2009 rule to ensure egg safety would result in as many as 79,000 fewer related illnesses from Salmonella Enteritidis each year, a drop of about 37 percent; however, the agency’s early projection of the benefits was too high.

Working Paper by Randall Lutter — June 12, 2015

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Randall Lutter