Background: On April 20, 2022, Wonosari I community health center examined one patient with nausea and abdominal pain. Based on preliminary examination, several resi�dents experienced similar symptoms after consuming iftar food at Arrohmah Mosque, Karangkajek, Wonosari, on April 19, 2022. The team investigates to determine the outbreak magnitude, identify risk factors, and construct recommendations.
Subjects and Method: A retrospective cohort study was used to determine the risk factors for food poisoning. Case defined as a person with nausea, vomiting, or dizziness with addi�tional symptoms such as stomach pain, diarrhea, and consuming iftar food at the Arrohmah Mosque on April 19, 2022. The investigations were carried out by interviews with online standardized questionnaires to the population at risk, followed by an inspection of hygiene and sanitation by the food handler. Laboratory examinations on leftover food were sent to the district laboratory.
Results: There were 100 boxes, 90 boxes were distributed to the Arrohmah Mosque, and ten were given to the donator. Interviews were conducted with 66 residents. The characteristics of cases were female (44.1%) and 12-25 years old (52.4%). The primary symptoms are stomach pain (53.9%), dizziness, nausea, and vomiting (34.62%). The highest attack rate in the group that ate was chili sauce (51.8%) and then cucumber (50.0%). In all cases eating grilled chicken. Furthermore, chili sauce has a 1.69 times higher risk of becoming case. The results of laboratory tests on grilled chicken and chili sauce showed the presence of Staphylococcus aureus and mold.
Conclusion: There was food poisoning at the Arrohmah Mosque. We recommend socia�lizing food safety efforts to food handlers, registering Household Food Production Certi�ficates (SPP-IRT) and improving the surveillance system, especially for food poisoning, so that early detection and epidemiological investigations can be carried out immediately.