foodborne illness

Environmental Assessments for Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation – A Guide to Trainings and Resources

Interested in newly developed foodborne outbreak investigation training, resources, and tools? The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Environmental Health Services Branch, the National Network…

UNCOVER EH Needs Your Voice!

UNCOVER EH, an unprecedented needs assessment and horizon scanning opportunity for environmental health (EH) practitioners, has officially kicked off. This is a collaborative effort between the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), Centers for Disease Control…

Provide Feedback on the CIFOR Guidelines

The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) invites you to complete a brief content review survey of the second edition of the CIFOR Guidelines. Information collected here will be used to inform revisions in…

Defending Retail Food Supplies from Food Terrorism in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

By: Jim Armstrong, MS, RS, Program Manager, Environmental Public Health Services, Cuyahoga County Board of Health Importance of Food Defense In 2004, Tommy Thompson, former director of the Department of Health and Human Services, famously said,…

Seeking Nominations: 2017 Environmental Public Health Team Award

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is currently accepting nominations for the John J. Guzewich Environmental Public Health Team Award. This award aims to promote the critical role of local, state, tribal and territorial environmental public…

New MMWR: Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlighting data from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), which accounts for 15% of the U.S. population. The report…