Food Safety

FDA Releases Report on the Occurrence of Foodborne Illness Risk Factors in Fast Food and Full-Service Restaurants, 2013-2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released findings from the initial phase of a 10-year study that is evaluating trends in food preparation practices and employee behaviors that contribute to foodborne illness outbreaks in the retail…

Request for Input on Federal Outreach to Control Listeria Monocytogenes at Retail Delicatessens

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is collecting information from stakeholders from industry, state and public health and agriculture departments with responsibilities for retail food safety, local health departments, and grocers to gather…

New Report on Sources of Foodborne Illnesses

The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) released a report on updated foodborne illness source attribution estimates using multi-year outbreak surveillance data. The authors used outbreak data to produce new estimates for foods responsible for…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Meeting All Nine Standards

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards) are designed to help food regulatory programs enhance the services they provide to the public. Since August, NACCHO…