food-borne disease


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food-borne disease

[¦füd ¦bȯrn di′zēz]
(medicine)
Any disease transmitted by contaminated foods.
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Summary: Focus on procedures to assess eateries and surveillance of food-borne diseases
Food-borne diseases impede socioeconomic development by straining healthcare systems and harming national economies, tourism and trade
Ready meals and prepared food were identified as the source of 6 food-borne disease outbreaks.
Veterinary Corps leaders recognized that a new approach had to be crafted to support the mission and commanders while still preventing food-borne disease.
The guide, prepared by the ministerial agency for municipal affairs, contains several tips promoting a safe and healthy diet to protect consumers from food-borne diseases.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began conducting surveillance for food-borne disease outbreaks in 1973, but none associated with salsa or guacamole were reported before 1984.
Preventing food-borne disease is not high-tech, but it does require diligence.
Because breastfeeding protects against water- and food-borne disease, our model also makes predictions regarding health outcomes.
WASHINGTON -- Publication bias creates a skewed picture of the true prevalence of restaurant-associated food-borne disease outbreaks in the United States, and this can lead to misdiagnosis, said Dr.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest applauded the bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, which it said would help refocus the Food and Drug Administration on preventing, rather than just reacting to, food-borne disease outbreaks.
Of the other main food-borne disease, rates of listeria dropped by 4.

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