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Foodborne and waterborne disease in Canada

E. C. D. Todd

Foodborne and waterborne disease in Canada

annual summary 1987

by E. C. D. Todd

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Published by Polyscience Pubs. Inc. in cooperation with the Health Protection Branch of Health and Welfare Canada and Canada Communication Group in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Food poisoning -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Food contamination -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Waterborne infection -- Canada -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Dr. E.C.D. Todd.
    ContributionsCanada. Health Protection Branch., Canada. Health and Welfare Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16435664M
    ISBN 100921317328

    1. One of the most important factors in controlling foodborne and waterborne disease is to A. isolate infected persons because person-to-person infection is so great. B. educate people to methods of sanitation and personal hygiene. C. control animal pests that .

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