foodborne disease outbreak


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foodborne disease outbreak

The occurrence of two or more cases of a similar illness resulting from the ingestion of a common food. 

Examples
Botulism, chemical, marine toxin poisoning.
References in periodicals archive ?
This study reports on the first foodborne disease outbreak caused by the Salmonella Alachua serotype in Brazil.
Contributing factors in restaurant-associated foodborne disease outbreaks, FoodNet sites, 2006 and 2007.
During 2010-2014, 120 multistate foodborne disease outbreaks were reported to the Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System.
Foodborne disease outbreak rates were highest in northern states, and most waterborne disease outbreaks occurred in states bordering the Mississippi River.
In 2013, we conducted a survey to identify possible reasons for the decline in the number of foodborne disease outbreak reports that started in 2009.
Environmental health professionals from all sectors must continue to be highly trained and ready to respond to foodborne disease outbreak investigations.
Since 2005, CDC and either APHL or the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists have sponsored the OutbreakNet annual meetings for epidemiologists responsible for leading foodborne disease outbreak surveillance and response activities in state health departments (www.
For the third objective, data from the Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System (FDOSS) ([paragraph]) were used.
In summer 2010 a multistate foodborne disease outbreak of human Salmonella Enteritidis was attributed to shell eggs and led to a voluntary nationwide recall.
We analyzed foodborne disease outbreak data to determine associations between food commodities and serotypes to help inform future outbreak investigations, foodborne illness source attribution analyses, and control measures.
CDC collects data on foodborne disease outbreaks submitted by all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico through CDC's Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System.