In the United Kingdom, the 1980s saw a dramatic rise in the number of reported cases of foodpoisoning. Data provided by the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre CDSC in London, indicated that formal notifications increased by more than 250 between 1980 and 1988. Table 1 shows what has been happening in England and Wales over this period. The provisional cumulative total for 1990 to midAugust was over 28,000.
Nutrition & Food Science – Emerald Publishing
Published: Mar 1, 1991