Yersiniosis is a disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia. It associated with consuming food or beverages contaminated with the bacteria. Many cases of yersiniosis are related to eating raw or undercooked pork. Symptoms of yersiniosis can include diarrhea, which can be bloody, fever and abdominal pain. Practicing good hand hygiene and safe food handling practices can help prevent yersiniosis.
PHO Grand Rounds: Listeriosis in Ontario
This presentation provides a summary of listeriosis in Ontario from 2008 to the present. We focus on behavioral risk factors that have been identified among cases over this time period. We also highlight a recent Health Canada study which examines consumer behavior, knowledge and attitudes regarding listeriosis.