Bacteria and Foodborne Illness
Discusses the causes, risk factors, and complications associated with foodborne illness. Reviews treatment options and prevention strategies.
CDC - Brainerd Diarrhea
No cause for this illness has been found yet. Includes source of infection, symptoms, prevention, and outbreaks.
CDC - Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
Focuses on the control and prevention of foodborne, waterborne, and environmental diseases. Features news, programs, alerts, and information about individual diseases.
CDC - Foodborne Infections
FAQ discussing the causes and preventions of foodborne diseases.
CDC Health Topic: Foodborne Illnesses
Causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention of foodborne illnesses.
CDC Travelers' Health - Risks from Food and Drink
Factsheet covering prevention of foodborne and waterborne illness.
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: Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Includes cause, associated foods, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this illness associated with contaminated seafood.
CDC: Vibrio vulnificus
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.
Clemson Extension: Foodborne Illnesses: Viruses
Factsheet showing causes, symptoms and treatment of viral infections.
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.
Food safety information for the food industry discussing the causes and prevention of foodborne illness.
Food Poisoning and Foodborne Illness
An explanation of foodborne illness or food poisoning. What it is, where it comes from, and how to avoid it. NSW Food Authority (government) information for consumers and schools.
Food Safety Research Information Office
Directory of resources covering several diseases and toxins that can cause foodborn illness.
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.
Provides information on a number of foodborne illnesses, pathogens and food safety issues.
FoodSafety.gov - Foodborne Pathogens
Directory of links dealing with foodborne illness.
Factsheets from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Directory of factsheets on the most common causes of food poisoning.
Foodborne Illness and Diseases
Factsheets from the USDA.
Foodborne Illness: Prevention Strategies
Factsheet from Clemson University describes types, symptoms and preventing food borne illnesses.
Information about cross-contamination and how bacteria spreads.
Law firm site with news and information about foodborne illnesses.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Food Poisoning
Includes symptoms, causes, prevention, complications, tests, and treatment.
MedlinePlus: Drinking Water
Factsheets and news releases about harmful substances and organisms in water.
MedlinePlus: Food Contamination And Poisoning
Features news and factsheets.
Minnesota Department of Health: Foodborne Illness
Includes surveillance statistics, outbreaks in the state, symptoms, causes, and prevention.
NHS Choices: Poisoning
Provides information on poisoning and details of causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
Parasites and Foodborne Illness
Publication of the US Food Safety and Inspection Service that discusses several foodborne parasites.
Texas Department of Health: Foodborne Illness
Fact sheets on several waterborne and foodborne illnesses.
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.
WHO: Foodborne Diseases
Directory of links and news.
WHO: Water-related Disease
Includes factsheets and issues.
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 illnesses.