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Foodborne outbreaks reported to the Health Protection Agency, England and Wales, 1992 - 2010 (by pathogen)

 Year  Salmonella spp. Viruses   Campylobacter spp. VTEC O157  L. monocytogenes
 1992  142 12   4  4  0
 1993  133  27  6  6  0
 1994  104  40  8  3  0
 1995  104  30  4  6  0
 1996  102  17  6  8  0
 1997  128  21  8  6  0
 1998  65  16  13  7  0
 1999  49  13  8  9  1
 2000  39  22  10  9  0
 2001  42  11  3  5  0
 2002  36  15  11  2  0
 2003  47  9  3  1  3
 2004  37  7  4  3  1
 2005  34  11  7  4  0
 2006  29  7  0  5  0
 2007  27  5  3  3  0
 2008  21  1  4  3  1
 2009  28  18  13  7  1
 2010  8  10  18  2  2
 Total  1175  292  133  93  9

Source: HPA eFOSS

This table contains the key foodborne disease pathogens monitored by the Food Standards Agency as part of its strategy to reduce foodborne disease.

 

Graph of the above data:

foodborne_implicated_pathogens


Last reviewed: 5 May 2011