Thursday May 22, 2014

Yelp Reviews Help Track Food Illnesses

This is a pretty creative use of Yelp reviews. I'm actually surprised the CDC came up with this idea.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on Thursday saying that the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene had completed a pilot project that used Yelp reviews to help identify unreported outbreaks of food-borne illness.