Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Foodborne Disease

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Hazard Recognition

Foodborne disease outbreaks are recognized by the occurrence of illnesses within a short, but variable, period of time. Illness usually occurs within a few hours to a few weeks among individuals who have eaten the same food. The following references aid in recognizing hazards associated with foodborne disease.

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