Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Aug 23, 2016

News Scan for Aug 23, 2016

Hepatitis found in scallops
Fecal transplant trial
Meningitis C in Niger
Bagpipe lung
Experimental Ebola drug
Aug 22, 2016

News Scan for Aug 22, 2016

New chikungunya cases
Ohio Crypto outbreak
Resistant E coli in drinking water
African Salmonella
Aug 16, 2016

News Scan for Aug 16, 2016

Malaria may boost Ebola survival
Scallop hepatitis A source
Inhaled vs injectable flu vaccine
Camels and human cold virus
Venezuela malaria spike
Aug 12, 2016
Cyclospora oocyst

Cyclospora cases reported in Texas, Canada

In another development, UK health officials warned travelers about an uptick in cases linked to Mexico, particularly the Riviera Maya coast.

Aug 09, 2016

News Scan for Aug 09, 2016

Aerosol stability in Ebola
HIV and drug-resistant TB
Global flu status
Campylobacter infection in children
Chikungunya update
Aug 05, 2016

News Scan for Aug 05, 2016

More yellow fever cases
Salmonella sproutbreak
Jul 27, 2016

News Scan for Jul 27, 2016

Yellow fever in Americas
E coli beef recalls
H7N9 cases in China
Cholera in South Sudan
Jul 26, 2016

News Scan for Jul 26, 2016

E coli flour recall
Safety labels for fluoroquinolones
Antibiotic overuse for asthma
Ebola vaccine in monkeys
Jul 22, 2016

News Scan for Jul 22, 2016

Yellow fever decline in Angola
New Saudi MERS case
Salmonella-related meat recall
Jul 21, 2016

Foodborne Disease Scan for Jul 21, 2016

Pig roast Salmonella cluster
Hawaii hepatitis outbreak grows
E coli in UK

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bahk GJ, Kim YS, Park MS. Use of Internet search queries to enhance surveillance of foodborne illness. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 (published online Sep 30)

Beer KD, Gargano JW, Roberts VA, et al. Outbreaks associated with environmental and undetermined water exposures — United States, 2011-2012. MMWR 2015;64:849-51

Beer KD, Gargano JW, Roberts VA, et al. Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water — United States, 2011–2012. MMWR 2015;64:842-48

Belanger P, Tanguay F, Hamel M, et al. An overview of foodborne outbreaks in Canada reported through Outbreak Summaries: 2008-2014. CCDR 2015 Nov 5;41(11)

Boss R, Overesch G, Baumgartner A. Antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli, Enterococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus aureus from raw fish and seafood imported into Switzerland. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1240-6

CDC. Surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaks United States, 2014: annual report. May 2016

Dewey-Mattia D, Roberts V, Yoder J, et al. Foodborne and waterborne disease outbreaks United States, 1971-2012. MMWR 2015 Oct 23;62(54):86-9

Ebel ED, Williams MS, Cole D, et al. Comparing characteristics of sporadic and outbreak-associated foodborne illnesses, United States, 2004-2011. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published Jun 14)

Erickson MC, Liao J, Cannon JL, et al. Role of brushes and peelers in removal of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella from produce in domestic kitchens. J Food Prot 2015 Sep;78(9):1624-31

GAO. Food safety: FDA coordinating with stakeholders on new rules but challenges remain and greater tribal consultation needed. GAO-16-425. May 19, 2016

GAO. Imported food safety: FDA's targeting tool has enhanced screening, but further improvements are possible. GAO-16-399. May 26, 2016

Grace D. Food safety in low and middle income countries. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Aug 27;12(9):10490-507

Havelaar AH, Kirk MD, Torgerson PR, et al. World Health Organization global estimates and regional comparisons of the burden of foodborne disease in 2010. PLoS Med 2015 Dec 3;12(12):e1001923

Huang JY, Henao OL, Griffin PM, et al. Infection with pathogens transmitted commonly through food and the effect of increasing use of culture-independent diagnostic tests on surveillance — foodborne diseases active surveillance network, 10 U.S. sites 2012-2015. MMWR 2016 Apr 15;65(14):368-71

Karumathil DP, Yin HB, Kollanoor-Johny A, et al. Prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria on fresh vegetables collected from farmers' markets in Connecticut. J Food Protect 2016 Aug;79(8):1446-51

Kirk MD, Pires SM, Black RE, et al. World Health Organization estimates of the global and regional disease burden of 22 foodborne bacterial, protozoal, and viral diseases, 2010: a data synthesis. PLoS Med 2015 Dec 3;12(12):e1001921

Maughan C, Chambers E IV, Godwin S, et al. Food handling behaviors observed in consumers when cooking poultry and eggs. J Food Prot 2016 Jun;79(6):970-7

Nichols GL, Freedman J, Pollock KG, et al. Cyclospora infection linked to travel to Mexico, June to September 2015. Euro Surveill 2015 Oct 29;20(43):pii=30048

Office of Compliance, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. FY 2014-2016 microbiological sampling assignment summary report: raw milk cheese aged 60 days. US Food Drug Admin 2016 Jul 21

Pavio N, Laval M, Maestrini O, et al. Possible foodborne transmission of hepatitis E virus from domestic pigs and wild boars from Corsica. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jul 20)

Pires SM, Fischer-Walker CL, Lanata CF, et al. Aetiology-specific estimates of the global and regional incidence and morality of diarrhoeal diseases commonly transmitted through food. PLoS One 2015 Dec 3;10(12):e0142927

Scharff RL, Besser J, Sharp DJ, et al. An economic evaluation of PulseNet: a network for foodborne disease surveillance. Am J Prev Med 2016 (published online Mar 15)

Schmutz C, Mausezahl D, Jost M, et al. Inverse trends of Campylobacter and Salmonella in Swiss surveillance data, 1988-2013. Euro Surveill 2016 Feb 11;21(6):pii=30130

Shearer AEH, LeStrange K, Castaneda S, et al. Transfer of pathogens from cantaloupe rind to preparation surfaces and edible tissue as a function of cutting method. J Food Prot 2016 May;5:764-70

Soderqvist K, Thisted Lambertz S, Vagsholm I, et al. Foodborne bacterial pathogens in retail prepacked read-to-eat mixed ingredient salads. J Food Prot 2016 Jun;79(6):978-85

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