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CDC Funding Opportunity: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

CDC’s Division for Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2018 funds to implement CDC-RFA-DP18-1813: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH). This 5-year program will improve health, prevent…

Notice of Funding Opportunity: CDC Now Accepting Applications for “Partner Actions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes”

CDC Division of Oral Health is now accepting applications for a 5-year cooperative agreement, Partner Actions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes (CDC-RFA-DP18-1811). The purpose of this non-research Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to build…

FDA Investigates Salmonella Infections linked to Shell Eggs from Rose Acre Farms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local officials, are investigating Salmonella Braenderup infections. The Salmonella Braenderup infections have been linked to Rose…

Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) infections…

Ongoing Multistate Salmonellosis Outbreak Linked to Controversial Kratom Supplement

By Alexandra Fraser, NACCHO Environmental Health Intern A multistate outbreak of Salmonellosis has been linked to the consumption of a product called “kratom”. From March 14 to April 5, 2018 the number of Salmonella cases confirmed by…