Food Hygiene

A guide to healthy food markets

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A guide to healthy food markets, 2006.

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A number of recent disease outbreaks are commonly transmitted through food and live animals in markets. The outbreaks represent both food safety and occupational health issues that must be addressed by improving the conditions in food markets. Cholera, SARS, Streptococcus suis and avian influenza have all been associated with food markets. Prevention and control of foodborne diseases and zoonoses in markets have become major public health concerns requiring immediate attention.


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