Multiple norovirus outbreaks linked to imported frozen raspberries.

@article{Sarvikivi2012MultipleNO,
  title={Multiple norovirus outbreaks linked to imported frozen raspberries.},
  author={Emmi Sarvikivi and Merja M Roivainen and Leena Maunula and Taina Niskanen and Tommi Korhonen and Maija Lappalainen and Markku Kuusi},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2012},
  volume={140 2},
  pages={260-7}
}
In 2009, the number of foodborne norovirus outbreaks in Finland seemed markedly high, and many outbreaks seemed to be linked to imported frozen raspberries. We reviewed the data regarding all notified foodborne outbreaks in 2009 in Finland in order to assess the magnitude of the problem and to summarize the information on raspberry-linked outbreaks. Between March and August, 13 norovirus outbreaks affecting about 900 people could be linked to imported frozen raspberries. Two raspberry samples… CONTINUE READING