山口大学 共同獣医学部

Teaching Staff

Dr. Hajime TOYOFUKU (DVM., PhD)

Professor
Veterinary Epidemiology
e-mail: toyofuku@yamaguchi-u.ac.jp
Tel: 083-933-5827
Fax: not relevant
Personal website: under development

 

Research Interests

・ Veterinary public health (especially food safety and epidemiology area)
・ Veterinary epidemiology
・ Excesie on veterinary public health

Ongoing research subjects

・ Epidemiological study of foodborne diseases
・ Effectiveness of food safety control system e.g.HACCP
・ risk assessments for pathogens and viruses in food
・ Risk assessment on biological hazards which may be introduced into Japan through imported food
・ Study on the development of effective elaboration processes for the international food standards
(namely in the Codex Alimantarius Commission)

Recent Publications

・ Toyofuku, H. Regulatory perspective in translating science into policy: Codex challenges in utilizing risk assessment for the elaboration of Codex standards of shellfish safety. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Molluscan Shellfish Safety , Springer 2013.

・ Toyofuku, H. Vibrio parahaemolyticus Risk Management in Japan. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Molluscan Shellfish Safety , Springer 2013.

・ Sampers I, Toyofuku H, Luning PA, Uyttendaele M, Jacxsensa L. Semi-quantitative study to evaluate the performance of a HACCP-based food safety management system in Japanese milk processing plants. Food Control. 2012 Jan; 23: 227-233

・ Kubota K, Kasuga F, Iwasaki E, Inagaki S, Sakurai Y, Komatsu M, Toyofuku H, Angulo FJ, Scallan E, Morikawa K. Estimating the burden of acute gastroenteritis and foodborne illness caused by Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus by using population-based telephone survey data, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, 2005 to 2006. J Food Prot. 2011 Oct; 74: 1592-8.

・ Iwahori J, Yamamoto A, Suzuki H, Yamamoto T, Tsutsui T, Motoyama K, Sawada M, Matsushita T, Hasegawa A, Osaka K, Toyofuku H, Kasuga F. Quantitative risk assessment of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in finfish: a model of raw horse mackerel consumption in Japan. Risk Anal. 2010 Dec; 30: 1817-32.

・ Kubota K, Iwasaki E, Inagaki S, Nokubo T, Sakurai Y, Komatsu M, Toyofuku H, Kasuga F, Angulo FJ, Morikawa K. The human health burden of foodborne infections caused by Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2008 Oct; 5: 641-8.

・ Toyofuku H. Epidemiological data on food poisonings in Japan focused on Salmonella, 1998-2004. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2008 Sep; 25: 1058-66.

・ Yamamoto A, Iwahori J, Vuddhakul V, Charernjiratragul W, Vose D, Osaka K, Shigematsu M, Toyofuku H, Yamamoto S, Nishibuchi M, Kasuga F. Quantitative modeling for risk assessment of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in bloody clams in southern Thailand. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008; 124: 70-8.

・ Toyofuku H. Joint FAO/WHO/IOC activities to provide scientific advice on marine biotoxins (research report). Mar Pollut Bull. 2006; 52: 1735-45.

・ Kasuga F, Hirota M, Wada M, Yunokawa T, Toyofuku H, Shibatsuji M, Michino H, Kuwasaki T, Yamamoto S, Kumagai S. Archiving of food samples from restaurants and caterers--quantitative profiling of outbreaks of foodborne salmonellosis in Japan. J Food Prot. 2004; 67: 2024-32.

・ Toyofuku H, Takashima I, Arikawa J, Hashimoto N. Monoclonal antibodies against Chlamydia psittaci. Microbiol Immunol. 1986; 30: 945-55.