Foodborne viruses

Find out about the foodborne virus science programme and related research projects.

Foodborne virus science programme

The foodborne virus science programme is intended to improve methods of identifying reservoirs and sources of viruses, and to identify and implement effective control measures.

Risk profile: Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in raw milk
Technical paper
Microbiological survey of pre-packaged leafy salads available at retail in New Zealand
Technical paper
Diagnostic and public health management practices of foodborne bacterial diseases
Report
Hepatitis A virus - Microbial pathogen data sheet
Fact sheet
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Project FMA 128 - Levels of E Coli 0157 in lettuces and Salmonella in apples
Report
Risk profile - Norovirus in mollusca (Raw) - Science research
Information paper
Enteric viruses other than hepatitis A and Norwalk-like virus
Fact sheet
An outbreak of hepatitis A associated with consumption of raw blueberries
Report
Ministry of Health fact sheet on norovirus
Fact sheet
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