Analysis on 286 outbreaks of food2borne illness related to salmonella in Shandong Province
2005-06-14

TI:Analysis on 286 outbreaks of food2borne illness related to salmonella in Shandong Province
AU:MA Chengzhu , XUE Lianghui , ZHANG hong , WANG Xiaohong
AD:(Shandong Provincial Institute of Health Inspection , Shandong Jinan 250014 , China)
Abstract : Food2borne illness related to Salmonella tends to occur in outbreaks. To probe into the preventive strategies of the problem , 286 outbreaks of such food2borne illnesses in Shandong Province within the period of 1983 through 2002 were analyzed. The 286 outbreaks involved 11 228 victims , among whom 15 died. The average annual incidence was 1113P100 000 and the mortality was 0113 %. The peak of prevalence in a year was seen during April through September , and the frequency of outbreaks , the number of cases and the number of deaths occurred during this period accounted for 75187 % , 72173 % and 80100 % of the total respectively. Outbreaks occurred much more frequently in rural areas , being 6 times of that in urban areas. Porkwas the most common food related to Salmontlla infection , accounting for 68118 %、62146 % and 80100 %of the total outbreaks , cases and deaths respectively. Private peddlers were the main bodies responsible for the problem , accounting for 46150 %、51128 % and 46167 % of the total outbreaks , cases and deaths respectively. The direct cause of the outbreaks was mainly contamination of raw materials , which accounted for 44141 %、42112 %、53133 % of the total outbreaks , cases and deaths respectively. To reduce the hazard ,it was suggested that supervision and examination of meat products should be strengthened in hot days and health education on knowledge of food safety should be stressed in rural areas.
Key word : Food ; Food Poisoming ; Salmonella ; Salmonella Food Poisoming ; Universal Precautions

,it was suggested that supervision and examination of meat products should be strengthened in hot days and health education on knowledge of food safety should be stressed in rural areas.

Key word : Food ; Food Poisoming ; Salmonella ; Salmonella Food Poisoming ; Universal Precautions

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