Research and analysis

Foodborne illness in humans: general outbreaks in England and Wales in 2016

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 archive of older reports.

Published 12 February 2016
Last updated 16 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. HPR 10(44) report uploaded
  2. HPR 10(17) report uploaded
  3. HPR 10(15) report uploaded
  4. HPR 10(10) report uploaded
  5. First published.