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Foodborne Disease Data


Disease Fact Sheets:

Foodborne diseases are caused by various “bad bugs”, otherwise refered to as pathogens.  Included among the types of different pathogens are bacteria, viruses and parasites.  Below is a list of  foodborne diseases, divided by pathogen type:

Bacteria:

 

 

 


Viruses:

 

 

Parasites:

 

 

 


Foodborne Disease Outbreak Statistics:

Per state law (Section 32.1-36 of the Code of Virginia and 12 VAC 5-90-80 and 12 VAC 5-90-90 of the Board of Health Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control – www.vdh.virginia.gov/epi/regs.asp), all outbreaks, including those that are foodborne, are reportable in Virginia. Listed below are reported foodborne disease outbreaks by year in Virginia:

2005  |  2004  |  2003  |  2002  |  2001  |  2000


Last Updated: 10-28-2011

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