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Food Poisoning

Description

Food poisoning is 'any disease of an infectious or toxic nature caused by or thought to be caused by the consumption of food or water.' Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF), Report of Progress 1990-1992, HMSO 1993.

Annual Surveillance Tables

Pathogens which can be potentially foodborne include: