Research -Google FINDER Search May Pinpoint Restaurants Associated with Food Poisoning Outbreaks

Food Poisoning Bulletin

Google and Harvard University have developed a new method for identifying restaurants that may be the source of food poisoning outbreaks much more quickly than traditional methods. The method is called FINDER (Foodborne IllNess DEtector in Real time), which uses web search and location data. Most food poisoning outbreaks are linked to restaurants and delis.

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