Disease reporting and isolation and quarantine
Many foodborne illnesses are reportable to public health authorities. Please review regulations related to disease reporting and isolation and quarantine.
Guide to Surveillance, Reporting and Control
The Guide to Surveillance, Reporting and Control assists local boards of health with specific surveillance, response, and reporting responsibilities for infectious diseases reportable to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Disease-specific fact sheets
You can view fact sheets about diseases that can be spread through food or drinks.
- Hepatitis A
- Listeria (Listeriosis)
- Noroviruses (Norwalk-like Viruses)
- Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia coli
- Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Massachusetts surveillance data
Click here to view Massachusetts surveillance data about foodborne diseases.