Food Safety

Template for Including FSIS in Foodborne Illness Outbreak Response Procedures

The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) developed a recommended template that may be adapted by public health partners (e.g., state health and agriculture departments) for including FSIS in foodborne illness…

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is now accepting abstracts for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo. The theme of the meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health. Authors are encouraged…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 3

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. This post is…

New Resource: CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Yesterday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a partnership with the CDC Foundation and Oxford University Press published The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual. The manual serves as a definitive guide to investigating…

New NEHA Policy Statement on Food Safety for Cottage Foods and Home-Based Restaurants

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) advocates for national, state, and local policies, regulations, research, and resources that will enhance the ability of environmental health professionals to regulate Cottage Foods and Home-Based Restaurants in order…