Zoonosis Transmitidas por Alimentos



Main challenges in the control of zoonoses and related foodborne diseases in the South Mediterranean and Middle East región.

Aristarchos Seimenis and Giorgio Battelli. Veterinaria Italiana 2018, 54 (2), 97-106. doi: 10.12834/VetIt.1340.7765.1. Available on line: 30.06.2018.


Descriptive study of enteric zoonoses in Ontario, Canada, from 2010 – 2012.

Yvonne Whitfield, Karen Johnson, Leigh Hobbs, Dean Middleton, Badal Dhar and Linda Vrbova. BMC Public Health BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted 201717:217.



Microbial pollution and food safety. 

Thomas Bintsis. AIMS Microbiology, 2018, 4(3): 377-396.

doi: 10.3934/microbiol.2018.3.377. Review Topical Section.


Contribution of Healthy Chickens to Antimicrobial-Resistant Escherichia coli Associated with Human Extraintestinal Infections in Egypt.

Ramadan Hazem H., Jackson Charlene R., Taha Samaa A., Moawad Amira A., Barrett John B., and Woodley Tiffanie A. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic DiseasesAhead of Print Original Article. Published Online:21 Jun 2018



A Meta-Analysis of Major Foodborne Pathogens in Chinese Food Commodities Between 2006 and 2016.

Paudyal Narayan, Pan Hang, Liao Xiayi, Zhang Xian, Li Xiaoliang, Fang Weihuan, and Yue Min.  Foodborne Pathogens and DiseaseVol. 15, No. 4 Review Article. doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2017.2417.


Foodborne Outbreaks Caused by Human Norovirus GII.P17-GII.17–Contaminated Nori, Japan, 2017.

Sakon N, Sadamasu K, Shinkai T, et al. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2018;24(5):920-923. doi:10.3201/eid2405.171733.


Identification and control of sources of Taenia solium infection – the attempts to eradicate the parasite-:

Małgorzata Samorek-Pieróg, Jacek Karamon, Tomasz Cencek. J Review article. Vet Res 62, 27-34, 2018. DOI:10.2478/jvetres-2018-0004.


Ready-to-eat meat products as a source of Listeria monocytogenes:

Monika Kurpas, Kinga Wieczorek, Jacek Osek. Review article. J Vet Res 61, 49-55, 2018. DOI:10.2478/jvetres-2018-0007.


Índice de publicaciones del 2017 en: Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System:


Self JL, Luna-Gierke RE, Fothergill A, Holt KG, Vieira AR. Outbreaks attributed to pork in the United States, 1998–2015. Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Oct;145(14):2980–2990.

Barrett KA, Nakao JH, Taylor EV, Eggers C, Gould LH. Fish-associated foodborne disease outbreaks: United States, 1998–2015. Foodborne Path Dis. 2017 Sep;14(9):537–543.

Geissler A, Bustos Carrillo F, Swanson K, Patrick ME, Fullerton KE, Bennett C, Barrett K, Mahon BE. Increasing Campylobacter infections, outbreaks, and antimicrobial resistance—United States 2004–2012. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 30;65(10):1624–1631.

Marlow MA, Luna-Gierke R, Griffin PM, Vieira, AR. Foodborne disease outbreaks in correctional institutions—United States, 1998–2014. American Journal of Public Health. 2017 Jul; 107(7):1150–1156.

Brown AC, Grass JE, Richardson LC, Nisler AL, Bicknese AS, Gould LH. Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella that cause foodborne disease outbreaks: United States, 2003–2012. Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Mar;145(4):766–774.

Folster JP, Grass JE, Bicknese A, Taylor J, Friedman CR, Whichard JM. Characterization of resistance genes and plasmids from outbreaks and illness clusters caused by Salmonella resistant to ceftriaxone in the United States, 2011–2012. Microb Drug Resist. 2017 Mar;23(2):188–193.

Gould LH, Kline J, Monahan C, Vierk K. Outbreaks associated with food imported into the United States, 1996–2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;23(3):525–528.

Angelo KM, Nisler AL, Hall AJ, Brown LG, Gould H. Epidemiology of restaurant-associated foodborne disease outbreaks, United States, 1998–2013. Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Feb;145(3):523–534.

Chai SJ, Cole D, Nisler A, Mahon BE. Poultry is the most commonly implicated food in outbreaks—United States, 1998–2012. Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Jan;145(2):316–325.


Food for contagion: synthesis and future directions for studying host–parasite responses to resource shifts in anthropogenic environments:

Sonia Altizer, Daniel J. Becker, Jonathan H. Epstein, Kristian M. Forbes, Thomas R. Gillespie, Richard J. Hall, Dana M. Hawley, Sonia M. Hernandez, Lynn B. Martin, Raina K. Plowright, Dara A. Satterfield, Daniel G. Streicker.

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March 2018.DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0102


Identifying the source of food-borne disease outbreaks: An application of Bayesian variable selection:

Rianne Jacobs et al. Statistical Methods in Medical Research.

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Prevention and Education:

The ultimate goal for public health is not just stopping outbreaks once they occur, but preventing them from happening in the first place. The long-term result of outbreak investigations and additional research should be improved practices in industry, stronger regulations and enforcement by U.S. regulatory agencies, and better consumer understanding, all of which should reduce the number of foodborne illnesses that occur. Available at:



Estimates of Foodborne Illness–Related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Canada for 30 Specified Pathogens and Unspecified Agents.

Thomas M. Kate, Murray Regan, Flockhart Logan, Pintar Katarina, Fazil Aamir, Nesbitt Andrea, Marshall Barbara, Tataryn Joanne, and Pollari Frank. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease   October 2015. Vol 12, Issue 10.


Economic Cost of a Listeria monocytogenes Outbreak in Canada, 2008.

Thomas M. Kate, Vriezen Rachael, Farber Jeffrey M., Currie Andrea, Schlech Walter, and Fazil Aamir. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease   December 2015. Vol 12, Issue 12.


Investigation of a Staphylococcal Food Poisoning Outbreak from a Chantilly Cream Dessert, in Umbria (Italy).

Laura Ercoli, Silvia Gallina, Yacine Nia, Frédéric Auvray, Sara Primavilla, Fabrizia Guidi, Benedetta Pierucci, Catia Graziotti, Lucia Decastelli, Stefania Scuota. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease   July 2017. Vol 14, Issue 7.


Fish-borne nematodiases in South America: neglected emerging diseases.

J.C. Eiras (a1), G.C. Pavanelli (a2), R.M. Takemoto (a3) and Y. Nawa (a4):


Published online: 25 October 2017.


Reducing antimicrobial use in food animals.

Thomas P. Van Boeckel, Emma E. Glennon, Dora Chen, Marius Gilbert, Timothy P. Robinson, Bryan T Grenfell, Simon A. Levin, Sebastian Bonhoeffer, Ramanan Laxminarayan. Science 29 Sep 2017: Vol. 357, Issue 6358, pp. 1350-1352. DOI: 10.1126/science.aao1495


Chronic Sequelae of E coli O157: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Proportion of E coli O157 Cases That Develop Chronic Sequelae.

Keithlin Jessica, Sargeant Jan, Thomas M. Kate, and Fazil Aamir. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease  January 2014. Vol 11, Issue 2.


Estimates of the Burden of Foodborne Illness in Canada for 30 Specified Pathogens and Unspecified Agents,

Circa 2006. M. Kate Thomas, Regan Murray, Logan Flockhart, Katarina Pintar, Frank Pollari, Aamir Fazil, Andrea Nesbitt, and Barbara Marshall. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease  June 2013. Vol 10, Issue 7


Global Incidence of Human Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli Infections and Deaths: A Systematic Review and Knowledge Synthesis.

Majowicz Shannon E., Scallan Elaine, Jones-Bitton Andria, Sargeant Jan M., Stapleton Jackie, Angulo Frederick J., Yeung Derrick H., and Kirk Martyn D. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease  June 2014. Vol 11, Issue 6.


Estimates of Foodborne Illness–Related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Canada for 30 Specified Pathogens and Unspecified Agents.

Thomas M. Kate, Murray Regan, Flockhart Logan, Pintar Katarina, Fazil Aamir, Nesbitt Andrea, Marshall Barbara, Tataryn Joanne, and Pollari Frank. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease  October 2015. Vol 12, Issue 10.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2015).


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WHO | About the WHO department Food Safety and Zoonoses.

About the WHO department Food Safety and Zoonoses.
WHO department Food Safety and Zoonoses.

Contact us; About us. Food Safety in WHO regions.

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WHO | Food Safety and Zoonoses, 2016; Food safety 3 December 2015.

Prevention of foodborne diseases. Five Keys to Safer Food Programme.
WHO department Food Safety and Zoonoses.

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Outbreak-Related Disease Burden Associated with Consumption of Unpasteurized Cow’s Milk and Cheese, United States, 2009–2014.

Costard S, Espejo L, Groenendaal H, et al. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2017;23(6):957-964. doi:10.3201/eid2306.151603.


CIDRAP: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy: An overview of foodborne outbreaks in Canada reported through Outbreak Summaries: 2008-2011 Belanger P, Tanguay F, Hamel M, et al. 

An overview of foodborne outbreaks in Canada reported through Outbreak Summaries: 2008-2014. CCDR 2015 Nov 5;41(11).






ECDC: Campylobacter tops zoonotic, foodborne outbreaks

Campylobacter is the leading culprit by far in zoonotic and foodborne outbreaks in Europe, but it is declining slightly, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in a report today. The agency also noted that Salmonella infections are also down slightly, while listeriosis is up.

Europe saw 214,268 confirmed cases of Campylobacter in 2012, the ECDC said in the annual report on such diseases, which was co-authored by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Salmonella was a distant second, at 91,034, and verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli was third, with 5,671 cases. The most common food vehicle for disease was eggs and egg products, the report said.

Campylobacteriosis cases fell 4.3% compared with 2011, and salmonellosis was down 4.7%. Listeriosis, by contrast, was up 10.5%, to 1,642 cases in 2012. Listeria was also the fourth on the list of disease pathogens, but it caused the most deaths by a large margin, 198. The second-leading cause of death was Salmonella, at 61.

Also, the listeriosis death toll was the highest it's been in Europe since 2006, according to the report. And Listeria was associated with the highest hospitalization rate of the nine pathogens studied, at 91.6%. Over the past 5 years, Campylobacter cases are up 12%, Salmonella cases are down 32%, and Listeria cases are up 13%.

In a report on US foodborne outbreaks released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last July, norovirus (43%) topped the list of most common causes, followed by Salmonella (18%). The most deaths were linked to Salmonella, followed by Listeria and Shiga toxin–producing E coli, but the CDC report focused exclusively on foodborne disease.

Feb 19 ECDC landing page for the report

Feb 19 ECDC/EFSA full report

Feb 19 ECDC/EFSA news release on the report

Jul 1, 2013, CIDRAP News story on CDC report




Artículo:When Good Food Goes Bad: Strengthening the US Response to Foodborne Disease Outbreaks. Center for Biosecurity of UPMC | When Good Food Goes Bad, March 2013