Millions of people get food poisoning every year, and thousands die. The annual economic cost is in the billions. The majority of cases are unreported due to mild illness, limited public knowledge of reporting procedures, or the absence of laboratory confirmation of disease. Reporting helps improve foodborne disease burden estimation, timely outbreak detection, and evaluation of policies.
Recent Interesting Reports
“On the morning of Monday August 19th, 2008 I purchased a small breakfast if food (cooked green bananas, yellow yam, cooked dumplings with codfish, cabbage and calaloo). I refrigerated the breakfast with the intention of having it for dinner. Shortly after consuming about half of the food, I immediately felt... See More”
“DO NOT GO HERE!! Avoid at all costs! Not sure how much they paid vancouverfoodie but she made it sound and look as if this place was so good and its not! If you want VIOLENT FOOD POISONING this is your place! First off me and my family should’ve never... See More”
“There was a restaurant in the front of the fortress area next to a book store.
We ate pickled octopus a week ago Thursday. All theee of us had headaches, Nashua, vomiting and diarrhea. I am having a resurgence now that I am back in the states and interacting with... See More”