Studies on the Food Poisoning Associated with Putrefaction of Marine Products–IV -Epidemiology and the Causative Agents of the Outbreaks of Allergy-like Food Poisoning Caused by Cooked Frigate mackerel Meat at Kawasaki and by “Samma Sakuraboshi “at Hamamatsu

Toshiharu Kawabata, Kimishige Ishizaka, Toshiyuki Miura

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Abstract

An outbreak of allergy-like food poisoning occurred in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, on August 19, 1954, in which all of 11 persons who had taken cooked frigate-mackerel meal fell ill. Another outbreak of similar food poisoning was observed on Oc<ober 16, 1954, in a factory at Hamamalsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, in which 90 developed allergy-like symptoms among 400 persons who had consumed “samma sakuraboshi “in their lunch. In both outbreaks, similar symptoms of characteristic as observed in the cases previously occurred in 1953 were recorded.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1167-1171
Number of pages5
JournalNippon Suisan Gakkaishi
Volume21
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1956
Externally publishedYes

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