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Food Borne Diseases Dr. Muhammad Tareque Hasan Teaching assistant Depa

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Food Borne DiseasesDr. Muhammad Tareque HasanTeaching assistantDepartment of EpidemiologyBUHS
Food borne diseases:Food borne diseases is any diseasesresulting from the consumption ofcontaminated food, pathogenic bacteriaviruses or parasites that contaminatefood, as well as chemical or naturaltoxins such as poisonous mushrooms.
The etiology of Food-borne diseases: Food-borne diseases are those diseases that are the result of exposure to pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses and parasites, which tend to have acute effects on human health. However chronic, and in some cases acute, food-borne illness may also be caused by the presence of various chemical substances including residues of pesticides and veterinary drugs, unlawful food additives, mycotoxins, bio toxins and radionuclides that enter the food intentionally or unintentionally. The problems :Due to consumption of contaminated food and its detrimental effect on human health .
Observations of FBD WHO estimates that one in three people worldwide suffer from a food-borne disease every year, 1.8 million die from severe food and waterborne diarrhea ,related illness Most of these illnesses are due to microorganisms and chemical contaminants, which may occur naturally or be introduced at some point along the food chain. Campylobacter and Salmonella species account for over 90% of all reported cases of bacteria related to food poisoning worldwide.As most cases of food borne disease are not reported, the true dimension of the problem is unknown. Today food safety is one of WHO’s top eleven priorities
Dangers of food borne diseaseIndividual :Loss of family income Medical expenses Cost of special dietary needs Death or funeral expense Establishment :Loss of customers and salesIncrease insurance premiumsLowered employee moraleIncrease employee turn over
Food safety and security The World Food Summit, organized by FAO in 1996, recognized that access to safe food is in itself an element of food security, The World Health Assembly Resolution on Food safety from May 2000 stated that :1. Everyone should have the right to an adequate supply of safe, nutritious food ,2. Encourages WHO member states ‘‘to implement and keep national and, when

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