foodborne

(redirected from food-borne)
Also found in: Dictionary.

foodborne

adjective Referring to that which is carried by food, either pathogens—viruses (HAV), bacteria (e.g., salmonellosis), parasites (e.g., anisakiasis)—toxins (e.g., botulinum, aflatoxin B1) or chemicals (e.g., lead, organophosphates).

foodborne

adjective Referring to that which is carried by food, either by pathogens: viruses–HAV, bacteria–eg salmonellosis, parasites–eg anisakiasis, toxins–eg botulinum, aflatoxin B1 or chemicals–eg organophosphates, lead. See Foodborne pathogen. Cf Fomite.

foodborne

infection or other damaging agent transmitted via the animal's (or human's) food chain.
References in periodicals archive ?
food and produce supply is to food-borne illnesses.
We can never completely eliminate food-borne illnesses.
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.
Food-borne 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.

Full browser ?