Food Safety

Travel Funding Available: Central/Midwest Regional PulseNet & OutbreakNet Meeting

With support from the CDC and FDA, the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) are offering travel funds for environmental health specialists interested in attending the joint PulseNet/OutbreakNet…

Announcing Sixth Cohort in NACCHO Mentorship Program for the Retail Program Standards

Made possible through a new cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), NACCHO is pleased to announce the sixth participant cohort for its Mentorship Program for the Retail Program Standards. The peer mentorship program…

Updated NACCHO Policy Statements: Food System Safety and Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response

NACCHO recently released two updated policy statements under its Food Safety and Defense program. The first statement is on Food System Safety, which provides guidance to ensure local health department participation in all areas of…

Food Safety Modernization Act Update – Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released the seventh edition of its draft guidance for industry on the FDA Food Facility Registration. Public comments regarding this guidance are being accepted by the FDA through…