Research and analysis

Foodborne illness in humans: general outbreaks in England and Wales in 2015

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 13 February 2015
Last updated 15 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. HPR 10(2) report uploaded
  2. HPR 9(44) report added
  3. HPR 9(40) report uploaded
  4. HPR 9(40) report uploaded
  5. HPR 9(36) report uploaded
  6. HPR 9(32) report uploaded
  7. HPR 9(28) report uploaded
  8. HPR 9(24) reports uploaded
  9. HPR 9(20) report added.
  10. HPR 9(16) report added.
  11. HPR 9(13) report uploaded
  12. HPR 9(9) report added
  13. First published.