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.
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This study reports on the first foodborne disease outbreak caused by the Salmonella Alachua serotype in Brazil.
Variability among states in investigating foodborne disease outbreaks. Foodborne Pathog Dis.
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 January 2013, we conducted a voluntary, anonymous, internet-based survey of public health officials who are responsible for entering foodborne disease outbreak data into NORS at US state and territory health departments.
During the past few years, our communities have been hit hard with natural disasters and a number of large multistate foodborne disease outbreaks. NEHA has taken a proactive role by providing the training needed to prepare our workforce for emergency response, which could mean response and recovery to a natural disaster or a coordinated response to a foodborne disease outbreak.
NARMS retail meat surveillance data is a relatively novel and useful tool to help link an outbreak strain with a particular brand and should be considered in future foodborne disease outbreak investigations.
Thus, laboratorians, epidemiologists, and environmental health professionals responsible for foodborne disease outbreak surveillance and response activities will attend the InFORM Meeting together.
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.
For the third objective, data from the Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System (FDOSS) ([paragraph]) were used.
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.
In summer 2010 a multistate foodborne disease outbreak of human Salmonella Enteritidis was attributed to shell eggs and led to a voluntary nationwide recall.