Studies on the Food Poisoning Associated with Putrefaction of Marine Products– I. Outbreaks of Allergy-like Food Poisoning Caused by “Samma Sakuraboshi” (Dried Seasoned Saury) and Canned Seasoned Mackerel

Toshiharu Kawabata, Kimishige Ishizaka, Toshiyuki Miura

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Allergy-like food poisoning occurred in Furuichi-machi, Aga-gun, Hiroshima Prefecture on February 17~18, 1953, in which, all members of 3 families c11 persons} who had consumed “samma sakuraboshi” fell ill. Another outbreak of similar food poisoning was observed on July, 16, 1953, in the Safety Corps of Kumamoto, Kyushu District, in which 85 developed allergy-like symptoms among 250 persons who had taken canned seasoned mackerel in their lunch.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-340
Number of pages6
JournalNippon Suisan Gakkaishi
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1955
Externally publishedYes


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  • Aquatic Science

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