foodborne outbreak response

Using NEARS To Enhance Foodborne Illness Outbreak Response

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS) is a surveillance system used to capture environmental assessment data from foodborne illness outbreak investigations. Local retail food regulatory programs that participate in…

Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence: Winter 2017 Newsletter

The Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence have just released the winter edition of their newsletter, Centered on Food Safety, available at this link. This edition features articles the following topics: New outbreak case studies A…

Updated NACCHO Policy Statements: Food System Safety and Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response

NACCHO recently released two updated policy statements under its Food Safety and Defense program. The first statement is on Food System Safety, which provides guidance to ensure local health department participation in all areas of…

Serve on The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response’s Development Teams

NACCHO is seeking to nominate candidates from local health departments with experience and interest in foodborne outbreak response to serve on one of four Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response’s (CIFOR) development teams. CIFOR is a…