foodborne illness outbreak

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…

Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence Fall Newsletter

The Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence have just released the fall edition of their newsletter, Centered on Food Safety. The newsletter includes: Whole Genome Sequencing Training for Epidemiologists Live Learning Communities Offer Tailored WGS Training Partner…

Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference

The Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) Conference will take place on November 6-9, 2017 in Garden Grove, CA.This four-day event convenes nearly 500 international attendees representing federal, state, and local public health, food, and environmental regulatory…

Research Article: Whole Genome Sequencing and Salmonella Outbreaks

Investigating multistate foodborne outbreaks of Salmonella infections associated with chicken is especially challenging due  to the numerous available brands of poultry meat and high consumption rates among U.S. populations. PubMed recently published a research article titled, “Utility of…