Surveillance

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…

Seeking Food Safety Professionals for PulseNet/OutbreakNet Meetings Planning Committees

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is assisting the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), the U.S. Food and…

Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study on “Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks — United States, 2009–2015” in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System (FDOSS)…

Webinar Recording – Mosquito Surveillance: Trapping and Biology

On June 7, 2018, NACCHO hosted a webinar with Florida’s Lee County Mosquito Control District based on one of the most popular technical training sessions from this year’s Vector Control Summit. Rachel Morreale and Milton Sterling…

Strengthening Surveillance of and Response to Foodborne Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a manual on “Strengthening surveillance of and response to foodborne diseases.” The manual describes how countries can strengthen their current surveillance and response activities for foodborne diseases and…