Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Apr 18, 2014

CDC sees little overall progress on foodborne infections

Overall foodborne disease rates held steady in 2013, but Salmonella cases were lower than in the previous 3 years.

Apr 14, 2014

News Scan for Apr 14, 2014

E coli levels in US
MERS virus in camels
Hepatitis A outbreak in Europe
Apr 11, 2014

News Scan for Apr 11, 2014

MSF Ebola site resumes
Ionizing radiation for seafood
Apr 09, 2014

News Scan for Apr 09, 2014

Four new MERS cases
Key smallpox issues
More chicken-linked salmonellosis
WHO hepatitis C guidance
Apr 08, 2014

News Scan for Apr 08, 2014

Restaurant outbreaks
CDC polio travel alerts
Mar 31, 2014

News Scan for Mar 31, 2014

H5N1 returns to Laos
Cheese-linked Salmonella outbreak
HPV in new couples
Mar 26, 2014

News Scan for Mar 26, 2014

More Ebola deaths in Guinea
Details on MERS cases
H5N1 mutation in Cambodia
HPV and pregnancy
Salmonella data goldmine
Mar 20, 2014

News Scan for Mar 20, 2014

Avian flu in Iceland's birds
USDA meat inspectors
Promising disease trends in Africa
Antibiotic resistance in kids
Measles-free nations
Mar 12, 2014

News Scan for Mar 12, 2014

Drug-resistant Salmonella
Grant for translational research
Mar 06, 2014

News Scan for Mar 06, 2014

Skin infections in seafood markets
MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Mouse model for MERS-CoV
H7N9 in China
Funds for Ebola, Marburg research

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

AAP. Consumption of raw or unpasteurized milk and milk products by pregnant women and children. Pediatrics 2013 (published online Dec 16)

Bhattacharya SK, Sur D, Ali M, et al. 5 year efficacy of bivalent killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccine in Kolkata, India: a cluster-randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2013 (published online Oct 18)

Bogard AK, Fuller CC, Radke V, et al. Ground beef handling and cooking practices in restaurants in eight states. J Food Prot 2013 Dec;76(12):2132-40

Brown LG, Khargonekar S, Bushnell L, et al. Frequency of inadequate chicken cross-contamination prevention and cooking practices in restaurants. J Food Prot 2013 Dec;76(12):2141-5

Carpenter RL, Green AL, Norton DM, et al. Food worker experiences with and beliefs about working while ill. J Food Prot 2013 Jan 2013;12(9):2146-54

CDC. Outbreaks of cyclosporiasis—United States, June-August 2013. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2013 Nov 1;62(43):862

CDC. Notes from the field: use of electronic messaging and the news media to increase case finding during a Cyclospora outbreak—Iowa, July 2013. MMWR 2013 Aug 2;62(30):613-4

CDC. Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water and other nonrecreational water—United States, 2009-2010. MMWR 2013 Sep 6;62(35):714-20

Coleman E, Delea K, Everstine K, et al. Handling practices of fresh leafy greens in restaurants: receiving and training. J Food Prot 2013 Dec;76(12):2126-31

Consumer Federation of America. Child poverty, unintentional injuries and foodborne illness: are low-income children at greater risk? Jun 18, 2013

Crim SM, Iwamoto M, Huang JY, et al. Incidence and trends of infection with pathogens transmitted commonly through food — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. sites, 2006-2013. MMWR 2014 Apr 18;63(15):328-32

ECDC. Antimicrobial resistance remains commonly detected in bacteria in humans, animals and food: EFSA-ECDC report. Mar 25, 2014

EFSA, ECDC. The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2012. EFSA J;12(2):3547

FDA. The reportable food registry: targeting inspection resources and identifying patterns of adulteration: third annual report. May 1, 2013

GAO (US Government Accountability Office). Food safety: More disclosure and data needed to clarify impact of changes to poultry and hog inspections. GAO-13-775. Released Sep 5, 2013 (but dated Aug 22)

Gould HL, Rosenblum I, Nicholas D, et al. Contributing factors in restaurant-associated foodborne disease outbreaks, FoodNet sites, 2006 and 2007. J Food Prot 2013 Nov 1;11:1824-8

Gould LH, Walsh KA, Vieira AR, et al. Surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaksUnited States, 1998-2008. MMWR 2013 Jun 28;62(SS02):1-34

Griese SE, Fleischauer AT, MacFarquhar JK, et al. Gastroenteritis outbreak associated with unpasteurized tempeh, North Carolina, USA. Emerg Infect Dis 2013 Sep;19(9):1514-7

Hall AJ, Wikswo ME, Manikonda K, et al. Acute gastroenteritis surveillance through the National Outbreak reporting system, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2013 Aug;19(8):1305-9

Harrison JA, Gaskin JW, Harrison MA, et al. Survey of food safety practices on small to medium-sized farms and in farmers markets. J Food Prot 2013 Nov 1;11:1889-93

Maunula L, Kaupke A, Vasickova P, et al. Tracing enteric viruses in the European berry fruit supply chain. Int J Food Microbiol 2013 (published online Sep 12)

Newton AE, Garrett N, Stroika SG, et al. Increase in Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections associated with consumption of Atlantic Coast shellfish — 2013. MMWR 2014 Apr 18;63(15):335-6

Robinson TJ, Scheftel JM, Smith KE. Raw milk consumption among patients with non-outbreak-related enteric infections, Minnesota, USA, 2001-2010. Emerg Infect Dis 2013 (published online Dec 17)

Snyder HL, Niebuhr SE, Dickson JS. Transfer of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from retail pork products onto food contact surfaces and the potential for consumer exposure. J Food Prot Jan 2013;12(6):2087-92

Thomas MK, Murray R, Flockhart L, et al. Estimates of the burden of foodborne illness in Canada for 30 specified pathogens and unspecified agents, circa 2006. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2013 Jun 21;10(7):639-48

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