food and produce supply is to food-borne
We can never completely eliminate food-borne
Physicians and nurses have been known to downplay food-borne
illness, often misdiagnosing it as the stomach flu, or dismissing a case of diarrhea as a nonthreatening isolated event.
In a survey of 87 physicians in four specialties, only 20% of surveyed obstetricians said they provided information about food-borne
illnesses to their patients, said Ms.
Protecting the American people from food-borne
illness is a critical mission of the U.
This joint effort is expected to result in the first validated kit-based assays for food-borne
pathogen and mycotoxin quality assurance testing on cannabis," says Dr.
disease outbreaks of recent years demonstrate that due to increasingly interconnected supply chains food-related crisis situations have the potential to affect thousands of people, leading to significant healthcare costs, loss of revenue for food companies, and in the worst cases death.
A total of 1,123 suspected cases of food-borne
illnesses were reported in Dubai in 2013.
Presentations and discussions explored existing knowledge and questions about the nature and extent of food-borne
threats to health and the structure of food systems, the spectrum of food-borne
threats, and aspects of illustrative case studies, as well as existing research, policies, and practices to prevent and mitigate these threats and opportunities to implement and strengthen practices informed by One Health.
Your risk of getting a food-borne
illnesses is as high at this time of the year as it is in peak of summers.
Dubai: The notion that there is a rise in food poisoning cases during the summer could be purely a misconception, if data on food-borne
illnesses are any indication.
A new study says the health-related costs of food-borne
illnesses in this country total $152 billion a year - more than four times earlier estimates.