Author Archives: Amy Chang

Serve on The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response’s Development Teams

NACCHO is seeking to nominate candidates from local health departments with experience and interest in foodborne outbreak response to serve on one of four Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response’s (CIFOR) development teams. CIFOR is a…

Seeking Environmental Assessments Resources

NACCHO is collaborating with the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (CoE) to develop a just-in-time training targeted to environmental health professionals conducting environmental assessments for foodborne illness outbreaks. The resource will be a succinct, online, and “on-the-go” training for EH…

Applications for NACCHO Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program Now Open

NACCHO, in coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), invites all retail food regulatory programs to submit applications for participation in its 2016-2017 Mentorship Program for the Retail Program Standards. Program participants will…

New Reports: Retail Food Inspection, Grading, Scoring, and Placarding Case Studies

NACCHO, in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted research and developed new reports to learn more about scoring, grading, and placarding systems used by domestic retail food regulatory programs. These report…

Highlights & Key Takeaways: Conference for Food Protection’s Biennial Meeting

Last month, the Conference for Food Protection (CFP), brought together representatives from the food industry, government, academia, and consumer organizations to discuss emerging food safety problems and potential solutions at their 2016 Biennial Meeting in Boise, Idaho. Every…