NZFSA has an aim to reduce food-related risks to human health. As part of the Science Strategy, human health surveillance has been identified as an essential element of the monitoring and review component of the risk management framework. Evidence from outbreak investigations and epidemiological studies of human enteric diseases are being used increasingly as sources of data for risk assessments.
Enhancing surveillance of potentially foodborne enteric diseases in New Zealand: Final Report 1 July 2007 – 30 June 2008
Food Safety, Food safety and suitability research, Human health surveillance