WHO also issued the first findings from what is a broader ongoing analysis of the global burden of food-borne diseases
. The full results of this research, being undertaken by WHO's Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG), are expected to be released in October 2015.
Ice cream contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus resulted in two food-borne disease
In many countries, food-borne diseases
are endemic and exacerbated by poor hygienic practices in restaurants and other commercial catering establishments.
Thus, publication bias can undermine physicians' ability to interpret the publicly available data on food-borne disease
, he said.
In 2006, the EDRU received only 8 Salmonella Virchow isolates, on top of the 22 isolates associated with the outbreak of food-borne disease
. To the best of our knowledge, no published data have previously reported food-borne disease
outbreaks associated with Salmonella Virchow in SA.
A case study is presented of a food-borne disease
outbreak associated with fresh produce and the actual costs of it to the industry.
"Many ranchers oppose an identification system out of fear that liability for food-borne disease
might end up on their doorsteps," says Kilman.
Bacterial food-borne disease
: medical costs and productivity losses.
Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas is the third in the Food-borne Disease
Outbreak Investigation Case Study Series.
The hope is that the new primer "will assist physicians and other health care professionals to be aware of what to look for in relation to food-borne disease
, whether accidental or deliberate,'" said Dr.
is a core public health concern.
Of the 134 questionnaires returned, 87 were used to determine disparities in food-borne disease
education among the four specialties.