• 2018
  • On 2 February 2018 inspectors from the Department of Health and Agriculture and three experts from the WHO visited local food manufacturer Enterprise Foods in and took samples of processed meat which tested positive for the ST6-type strain - that has caused 91% of the cases of illness in this outbreak. (swedishclub.com)
  • sporadic
  • Preußel K , Milde-Busch A , Schmich P , Wetzstein M , Stark K , Werber D . Risk Factors for Sporadic Non-Pregnancy Associated Listeriosis in Germany-Immunocompromised Patients and Frequently Consumed Ready-To-Eat Products. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • Africa
  • coli O104:H4 outbreak 2012: Fraud on breast implants Poly Implant Prothèses (PIP) 2014: Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa 2015: Zika virus outbreak Using the health warning systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • strains
  • A case was defined as illness with one of the outbreak strains isolated on or after August 1. (cdc.gov)
  • Salmonella
  • At the time, this was considered the largest outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning recorded in U.S. history since the CDC began keeping records in 1970. (wikipedia.org)
  • officials
  • Officials from Maple Leaf believe that the outbreak originated sometime in July on line 8 or line 9 of the North York facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • blame
  • The NDP claimed that policy changes first put in place by the Liberals and then continued under the Conservative government were to blame for the outbreak. (wikipedia.org)
  • Food
  • Here's why you're more prone to Listeriosis and other forms of food poisoning during the summer months. (health24.com)
  • You might be the best home cook, but when it comes to cooking larger amounts of food, there is the odd chance that something might be undercooked , increasing the risk of Listeriosis or other nasty forms of food poisoning. (health24.com)
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2013. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • Outbreaks or clusters of listeriosis have historically been linked to a wide variety of commonly consumed food items, including dairy products, ready-to-eat meat and seafood products, and vegetables and fruit. (outbreaknewstoday.com)
  • Listeriosis mortality rates are also higher in the EU than for other food-borne pathogens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Toronto
  • The outbreak originated from lines 8 and 9 of the Maple Leaf Foods Bartor Road facility (Establishment No. 97B) in North York, Ontario, a neighbourhood of Toronto. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty credited the discovery of the outbreak to an early-warning system implemented after the 2003 SARS outbreak in Toronto. (wikipedia.org)
  • widely
  • Second, four widely differing PFGE pattern combinations and two serotypes (1/2a and 1/2b) have been associated with the outbreak. (cdc.gov)
  • people
  • On 5 December 2017 Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced that more than 30 people had died following an outbreak of Listeriosis . (health24.com)
  • 34 people who ate at a restaurant, Colonial Park Country Club, developed clinical botulism in the second-largest outbreak in United States history. (wikipedia.org)
  • and that since most of the ice cream produced during the outbreak was distributed outside Minnesota, as many as 224,000 people across the United States became sick. (wikipedia.org)
  • months
  • Federal inspectors usually spent less than 5 hours a day at the plant in the months before the outbreak of the illness, sometimes as little as 70 minutes. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Listeriosis is a serious illness, and the disease may manifest as meningitis, or affect newborns due to its ability to penetrate the endothelial layer of the placenta. (wikipedia.org)