2. The Epidemiology of Produce-Associated Outbreaks of Foodborne Disease

  1. Jennylynd James PhD
  1. Lynette M. Johnston1,
  2. Christine L. Moe2,
  3. Deborah Moll3 and
  4. Lee-Ann Jaykus4

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470007761.ch2

Microbial Hazard Identification in Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Microbial Hazard Identification in Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

How to Cite

Johnston, L. M., Moe, C. L., Moll, D. and Jaykus, L.-A. (2005) The Epidemiology of Produce-Associated Outbreaks of Foodborne Disease, in Microbial Hazard Identification in Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (ed J. James), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470007761.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Food Consultant, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Food Science Department, Box 7624, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

  2. 2

    Department of International Health, The Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  3. 3

    Health Studies Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA, USA

  4. 4

    Departments of Food Science and Microbiology, North Carolina State University, Schaub Hall, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471670766

Online ISBN: 9780470007761

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Keywords:

  • epidemiology of outbreaks of foodborne disease;
  • Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet);
  • fresh produce associated pathogens

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Factors Affecting the Epidemiology of Produce-Associated Outbreaks

  • Pathogens Associated with Fresh Produce

  • Factors Contributing to Produce Contamination

  • Recent Produce-Associated Outbreaks: Lessons Learned

  • Conclusions

  • References