Food Safety

CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Hurricane Florence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Wednesday, September 12 to coordinate 24/7 all CDC activities for public health needs before, during, and after Hurricane Florence, including the…

Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak: Preparation for Interprofessional Practice

The Academic Partnership to Improve Health released a CDC-funded online learning module called “Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak: Preparation for Interprofessional Practice.” The module focuses on the collaboration necessary among health professionals to protect the public…

FDA Advises Consumers to Avoid Eating, Drinking, or Handling Food Products Prepared with Liquid Nitrogen at the Point of Sale

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an alert on the potential for serious injury from eating, drinking, or handling food products prepared by adding liquid nitrogen at the point of sale, immediately before…

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Chicken

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to kosher chicken. As of August…