Epidemiological data on food poisonings in Japan focused on Salmonella, 1998-2004.

@article{Toyofuku2008EpidemiologicalDO,
  title={Epidemiological data on food poisonings in Japan focused on Salmonella, 1998-2004.},
  author={Hajime Toyofuku},
  journal={Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={1058-66}
}
  • Hajime Toyofuku
  • Published 2008 in
    Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry…
In Japan, the numbers and cases of food poisonings must be reported as required by the Food Sanitation Law. This paper focuses on Salmonella, one of the leading food-borne pathogens in Japan, and it analyses the reported food poisoning data to assess the nature of Salmonella-associated food-borne disease. Obviously, these data do not exactly reflect the burden of food-borne illness associated with Salmonella; however, trends in Salmonella food poisoning and implicated foods could be identified… CONTINUE READING