UNs Food and Agriculture Organization Releases ‘Top Ten’ Global List of Food-Borne Parasites, Begins Developing New Guidelines with World Health Organization to Control Them

Classified biologically as protozoa and helminths (but better known as tapeworms, flatworms and roundworms), it is difficult to know how widespread parasites are globally because in many countries it is not compulsory to notify public health authorities of their presence.

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