International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Home Hygiene & Health

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International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Home Hygiene & Health

The Leading Source of Scientific, Professional & Consumer Information

How important is unsafe domestic food handling in the aetiology of foodborne illness in New Zealand?

From an analysis of the NZ outbreak surveillance system, outbreaks of IID from 1998-2000 that occurred in a home or household setting were identified (378, 39.3%) and of these 11.9% were considered to be potentially due to unsafe domestic food handling. New Zealand Public Health Report 2001;8:89-91.