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Letter Grades for Restaurants Helped Reduce Salmonella Illnesses in New York City

A study published in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Emerging Infectious Diseases looked at the effect of posting letter grades for restaurant inspections on the incidence of foodborne illness. The researchers compared Salmonella infection rates…

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…