Food Safety and Infectious Diseases

Yukihiro AKEDA
2015 Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology  
Food hygiene and a sufficient food supply are essential requirements to stay healthy. However, this can be hindered by foodborne infections, which are known to be prevalent throughout the world. The World Health Organization reports that, annually, diarrheal disease is responsible for the deaths of over 2 million people worldwide. The majority of these deaths occur in developing countries, following the ingestion of pathogencontaminated food and water. In the developed world, outbreaks of
more » ... rne diseases are also frequently documented, reflecting the global importance of following good food hygiene practices.
doi:10.3177/jnsv.61.s95 pmid:26598904 fatcat:tdtvrbyecvfeno4zosab5v34ii