Investigation of outbreaks of food or waterborne disease: public health response

Guidance for food, water and environmental laboratories investigating outbreaks of food or waterborne disease.


Guidance on public health response: investigation of outbreaks of food or waterborne disease

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In this document, Public Health England (PHE)’s food, water and environmental microbiology service provides guidance on best practice for public health responses during the investigation of incidents or outbreaks of food, environment and waterborne disease.

Published 14 July 2014
Last updated 15 July 2014 + full page history
  1. Effective date changed to 12 March 2014.
  2. First published.