Tools & Resources

The National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS) and Contributing Factors to Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) NEARS program captures environmental assessment data including information on key factors that contribute to foodborne illness outbreaks. The data reporting system can benefit food safety programs within…

Brochure: CDC NCEZID Accomplishments in 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) published a brochure to highlight some of the work NCEZID and their partners carried out in 2017. The…

FDA Issues 2017 Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the 2017 edition of the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards), which define the key elements of an effective retail food regulatory program for…