Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Apr 24, 2015

News Scan for Apr 24, 2015

FDA's FSMA plan
More ice cream Listeria
Listeria-linked sprout ban
Apr 22, 2015

Foodborne Disease Scan for Apr 22, 2015

Ohio botulism outbreak
Possible sushi-linked Salmonella
Norovirus in hospital air
Apr 21, 2015

News Scan for Apr 21, 2015

Ice cream Listeria cases
Yemen health system in peril
CDC travel notices
Meningitis in Nigeria
BSE pathway in monkeys
Apr 16, 2015

News Scan for Apr 16, 2015

Canadian E coli outbreak
Recent US vCJD case
Apr 15, 2015

News Scan for Apr 15, 2015

Proposed DURC approach
Aerosol measles vaccine
Resistant foodborne microbes
H7N9 in China
Apr 14, 2015

News Scan for Apr 14, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Disclosure of trial results
Egg outbreak sentencing
CDC travel notices
Apr 13, 2015

News Scan for Apr 13, 2015

New strain in dog flu outbreak
Saudi MERS deaths, new health chief
More chikungunya
Drugs in food animals
Global Salmonella burden
Apr 07, 2015

News Scan for Apr 07, 2015

EV-D68 in Germany
Food safety on World Health Day
Apr 06, 2015

News Scan for Apr 06, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
Two Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya cases
Listeria-tied plant closure
Variant norovirus strain
Apr 02, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 02, 2015

Global threat of foodborne disease
USDA food safety grants

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

CDC. Health department use of social media to identify foodborne illness — Chicago, Illinois, 2013-2014. MMWR 2014 Aug 15;63(32):681-5

CDC. Using online reviews by restaurant patrons to identify unreported cases of foodborne illness — New York City, 2012-2013. MMWR 2014 May 23;63(20):441-5

Collier MG, Khudyakov YE, Selvage D, et al. Outbreak of hepatitis A in the USA associated with frozen pomegranate arils imported from Turkey: an epidemiological case study. Lancet Infect Dis 2014 (published online Sep 4)

ECDC. Annual epidemiological report 2014  food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses. ECDC Nov 20, 2014

EFSA. Tracing of food items in connection to the multinational hepatitis A virus outbreak in Europe. EFSA J 2014 Sep 8;12(9):3821-4007

Food Standards Agency (UK). Extension to the IID2 study: identifying the proportion of foodborne disease in the UK and attributing foodborne disease by food commodity. FSA 2014 Jun 26, 2014

Ford L, Kirk M, Glass K, et al. Sequelae of foodborne illness caused by 5 pathogens, Australia, circa 2010. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Oct 15)

GAO. USDA needs to strengthen its approach to protecting human health from pathogens in poultry products. GAO 2014 (published online Oct 20)

Imanishi M, Manikonda K, Murthy BP, et al. Factors contributing to decline in foodborne disease outbreak reports, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Aug 4)

Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC). Foodborne illness source attribution estimates for Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157 (E. coli O157), Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), and Campylobacter using outbreak surveillance data. Feb 24, 2015

Iwamoto M, Huang JY, Cronquist AB, et al. Bacterial enteric infections detected by culture-independent diagnostic tests — FoodNet, United States, 2012-2014. MMWR 2015 Mar 13;64(9):252-7

Kim YS, Park KH, Chun HS, et al. Correlations between climatic conditions and foodborne disease. Food Res Int 2015 Feb;68:24-30

Kirk M, Ford L, Glass K, et al. Foodborne illness, Australia, circa 2000 and circa 2010. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Oct 15)

Lee SC, Billmyre RB, Li A, et al. Analysis of a food-borne fungal pathogen outbreak: virulence and genome of a Mucor circinelloides isolate from yogurt. MBio 2014 Jul 8;5(4):e01390-14

Montano-Remacha C, Ricotta L, Alfonsi V, et al. Hepatitis A outbreak in Italy, 2013: a matched case-control study. Euro Surveill 2014 Sep 18;19(37):pii=20906

Mungai EA, Behravesh CB, Gould LH. Increased outbreaks associated with nonpasteurized milk, United States, 2007-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Dec 10)

Newman KL, Leon JS, Rebolledo PA, et al. The impact of socioeconomic status on foodborne illness in high-income countries: a systematic review. Epidemiol Infect 2015 (published online Jan 20)

Pew Charitable Trusts/CSPI. Meat and poultry inspection 2.0: how the United States can learn from the practices and innovations in other countries. Oct 20, 2014

Rosenthal M, Pedersen R, Leibsle S, et al. Cryptosporidiosis associated with consumption of unpasteurized goat milk — Idaho, 2014. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2015 Feb 27;64(7):194-5

Sane J, MacDonald E, Vold L, et al. Multistate foodborne hepatitis A outbreak among European tourists returning from Egypt — need for reinforced vaccination recommendations, November 2012 to April 2013. Euro Surveill 2015 Jan 29;20(4):pii=21018

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