AMA: Diagnosis and Management of Foodborne Illnesses
Publication for health care professionals on the causes and treatments of foodborne illness.
Ask NOAH About: Food Poisoning
Directory of annotated links.
Bacteria and Foodborne Illness
Discusses the causes, risk factors, and complications associated with foodborne illness. Reviews treatment options and prevention strategies.
Bacterial Food Poisoning
Discusses the common bacterial agents and the symptoms and foods associated with each agent.
The Bad Bug Book
This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. Each chapter focuses on either one bacteria, virus, parasite, or natural toxin, providing basic facts.
BBC Health - Food Poisoning
Short discussion of the causes, prevention, and treatments.
CDC - Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch
Focuses on the control and prevention of bacterial foodborne and diarrheal diseases. Features news, programs, alerts, and information about individual diseases.
CDC Health Topic: Foodborne Illnesses
Causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention of foodborne illnesses.
CDC: Healthy Swimming
Recommendations for healthy swimming behaviors needed to protect people from recreational water illnesses (RWIs) and will help stop germs from getting in the pool in the first place.
Features organism information, concern about the vaccine, treatment, and prevention.
CDC Travelers' Health - Risks from Food and Drink
Factsheet covering prevention of foodborne and waterborne illness.
CDC: Viral Gastroenteritis
Discusses viruses that can cause gastroenteritis, including rotaviruses, adenoviruses, caliciviruses, astroviruses, Norwalk virus, and a group of Noroviruses.
Children's Water Fund
Providing clean, disease-free water systems to families otherwise forced to drink disease-invested water in Africa.
Clemson Extension: Foodborne Illnesses: Viruses
Factsheet showing causes, symptoms and treatment of viral infections.
DBMD - Brainerd Diarrhea
No cause for this illness has been found yet. Includes source of infection, symptoms, prevention, and outbreaks.
DBMD - Foodborne Infections
FAQ discussing the causes and preventions of foodborne diseases.
eMedicine - Food Poisoning
Article by Senthil Nachimuthu, MD.
eMedicine - Food Poisoning :
Article by Sunil K Sood, MD.
eMedicine - Vibrio Infections
Article by Hoi Ho, MD.
eMedicine Health - Food Poisoning
Articles on the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of several foodborne illneses.
EPA Ground Water and Drinking Water
Information from the Environmental Protection Agency on maintaining a safe water supply.
FDA/CFSAN - Foodborne Illness
Directory of sites with information on various foodborne illnesses.
Providing academic research services to the food industry relating to hygiene, poisoning, and spoilage.
Comprehensive information on food poisoning, from the California Poison Control System.
Several articles on various causes of foodborne illness.
Food Poisoning Micro-Organisms
Food safety for food workers information source discussing the causes and prevention of foodborne illness.
Food Safety and Foodborne Illness
Factsheet from the World Health Organization.
Food Safety: Food Poisoning
Discusses signs, symptoms and prevention of viral, bacterial, and fungal food poisoning. From the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Food Safety Research Information Office
Directory of resources covering several diseases and toxins that can cause foodborn illness.
Food Standards Agency - Avoiding Food Poisoning
FAQ on several causes of food poisoning.
Food Storage, Food Spoilage, and Foodborne Illness
Publication looks at the causes of foodborne illness, such as salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium botulinum, and trichinosis, and ways to avoid problems.
Factsheets from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Directory of factsheets on the most common causes of food poisoning.
Factsheets on causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Foodborne Illness Education Information Center
Information and discussion of the issues, training materials, discussion groups, and links.
Foodborne Illness: Prevention Strategies
Factsheet from Clemson University describes types, symptoms and preventing food borne illnesses.
Foodborne Illness: Ten Least Wanted Foodborne Pathogens
Discusses common causes and symptoms.
Foodborne Illness--What Consumers Need to Know
Factsheet from the USDA.
Foodborne Pathogens: Iowa State University Extension
Includes causes of illness, incubation period, symptoms, possible contaminants, and steps for prevention.
Foodlink: Food Poisoning
Provides information on the causes of food poisoning.
Project consists of active surveillance for foodborne diseases and related epidemiologic studies designed to help public health officials better understand the epidemiology of foodborne diseases in the United States.
FoodSafety.gov - Foodborne Pathogens
Directory of links dealing with foodborne illness.
How to Help Avoid Foodborne Illness in the Home
Features prevention strategies and causes.
How to Stop Food-Borne Illness Before it Starts
Provided by HealthLink. Information on food-borne diarrheal disease and safe food handling practices in the home.
Law firm site with news and information about foodborne illnesses.
MedlinePlus: Drinking Water
Factsheets and news releases about harmful substances and organisms in water.
Medlineplus: Food Contamination And Poisoning
Features news and factsheets.
Medlineplus Medical Encyclopedia: Food Poisoning
Includes symptoms, causes, prevention, complications, tests, and treatment.
Minnesota Department of Health: Foodborne Illness
Includes surveillance statistics, outbreaks in the state, symptoms, causes, and prevention.
National Restaurant Association : Foodborne Illness
A list of some of the most common foodborne illnesses and their symptoms and causes.
Parasites and Foodborne Illness
Publication of the US Food Safety and Inspection Service that discusses several foodborne parasites.
Preventing Food Poisoning and Food Infection
Factsheet from the University of Georgia.
Reducing the Risk of Food Poisoning
Factsheet from Ohio State University.
Safe Tables Our Priority (STOP)
Organization which works to promote food safety and prevent food borne illness. Supports foodborne illness victims, educates consumers about unsafe food conditions, and works with government on food safety issues.
Safe Water for International Travelers
Find details on waterborne diseases, drinking water ratings, health risks of swimming pools or spas, and quality standards. Contains a search, by country.
Safefood Bug Bible
Series of factsheets covering the common causes of food poisoning.
Collection of factsheets on various causes of seafood borne illnesses.
Texas Department of Health: Foodborne Illness
Fact sheets on several waterborne and foodborne illnesses.
The Unwelcome Dinner Guest: Preventing Food-Borne Illness
Factsheet on prevention from the FDA.
Includes cause, associated foods, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this illness associated with contaminated seafood.
Can cause disease in those who eat contaminated seafood or have an open wound that is exposed to seawater. Features symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, and treatment.
Factsheets on causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
WHO: Foodborne Disease
Includes disease surveillance, publications, and links.
WHO: Foodborne Diseases
Directory of links and news.
WHO: Water-related Disease
Includes factsheets and issues.
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