foodborne outbreak

Online Course on Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak

Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak: Preparation for Interprofessional Practice is a self-paced, interactive learning module from CDC’s Academic Partnerships to Improve Health that demonstrates the importance of interprofessional practice among health professionals to improve and protect population…

2019 Joint PulseNet/OutbreakNet East Coast Regional Meeting

The Association of Public Health Laboratories, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists invite you to attend the 2019 Joint PulseNet/OutbreakNet East Coast Regional Meeting…

Request for Proposals: National Environmental Assessment Reporting System Grants

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will offer mini-grants, between $1,200 to $3,000 depending on number of applicants, to support state, tribal, local or…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 4

This post is part of NACCHO’s Retail Program Standards blog series showcasing the progress that communities across the country have made in retail food protection. Each month, we are featuring the experiences, challenges, and successes…

New Report on Sources of Foodborne Illnesses

The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) released a report on updated foodborne illness source attribution estimates using multi-year outbreak surveillance data. The authors used outbreak data to produce new estimates for foods responsible for…

Free CDC-Funded Online Trainings Available on Foodborne Outbreak Investigations and Team Development

The Tennessee Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (TN CoE) is offering free, online, and self-paced training courses focused on foodborne outbreak investigations. In collaboration with the TN CoE, the Center for Agriculture and Food…

Using Yelp Restaurant Reviews to Identify Foodborne Illness

By Dede Vilven, Enteric Epidemiologist, Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) serves approximately 1.1 million people in the greater Salt Lake City area. To keep the population safe and…

Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak: Preparation for Interprofessional Practice

The Academic Partnership to Improve Health released a CDC-funded online learning module called “Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak: Preparation for Interprofessional Practice.” The module focuses on the collaboration necessary among health professionals to protect the public…

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Chicken

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to kosher chicken. As of August…

FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses Linked to Fresh Express Salad Mix Served at McDonald’s

The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of cyclosporiasis illnesses likely linked to salads from McDonald’s restaurants As of August 2, 2018, a total of 395 laboratory-confirmed cases of…