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Characteristic of food poisoning situation in Da Nang city in 2010 - 2020

Pham Thi Tuyet Mai Nguyen Tan Hai
Published 07/26/2022

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Pham Thi Tuyet Mai, Nguyen Tan Hai. "Characteristic of food poisoning situation in Da Nang city in 2010 - 2020". Vietnam Journal of Food Control. vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 265-278, 2022

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This current study was carried out to analyze the situation of food poisoning in ​​Da Nang city, provided solutions to implement, and proposed recommendations to ensure the good implementation of food hygiene and safety. The study's findings showed that food poisoning cases occurred in all 07 districts, the most concentrated in 2 districts Hai Chau, Thanh Khe. Poisoning caused by microorganisms was the leading cause (9 per 25 cases in total, 36 % of cases), natural toxins, toxins from puffer fish (4 per 25 cases in total, 16% of cases), and the reasons were unknown (12 per 25 cases, 48%). Places where were happened food poisoning cases included: food service establishments (16 per 25 cases, 64%), households (5 per 25 cases, 20%). The food that caused the highest proportion of food poisoning cases wasmixed, food poisoning cases occurred evenly throughout the years but mainly happened in summer (44%).



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