Research and analysis

Foodborne illness in humans: general outbreaks in England and Wales in 2014

Reporting of general outbreaks of foodborne illness week by week including organism and number of people ill.



An outbreak is an incident in which two or more people, thought to have a common exposure, experience a similar illness or proven infection (at least one of them having been ill).

A general outbreak is an outbreak affecting members of more than one household or residents of an institution.

For previous data see the UK Government Web Archive.

Published 15 July 2014
Last updated 12 December 2014 + show all updates
  1. Weeks 45 to 48 report uploaded
  2. HPR 8(43) added
  3. HPR 8(39) added
  4. HPR 8(35) report added
  5. First published.