Foodborne Diseases


Foodborne Diseases


This fact sheet presents information on seven foodborne diseases, including the cause, transmission, symptoms, treatment, prevention, and complications of each disease.

The following foodborne diseases are addressed:

  • Botulism
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • E. coli
  • Hepatitis A
  • Norovirus infection
  • Salmonellosis
  • Shigellosis


National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Funding Sources:

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; National Institutes of Health


Release Date: 2002
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: January 2004
Last Updated: 05/08/13

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