[PDF] Foodborne disease outbreaks : guidelines for investigation and control

World Health Organization
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication date:
18 May 2009


Aims: These guidelines are intended to serve as a general introduction to the identification and investigation of foodborne disease outbreaks in a variety of settings. They focus on practical aspects of outbreak investigation and control and provide guidance that can be adapted to local needs.

Intended audience: Public health practitioners, food and health inspectors, district and national medical officers, and laboratory personnel.