Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Jul 02, 2015
Boy with chick

CDC: Salmonella cases in 40 states tied to live poultry

The outbreak with links to chicks and ducklings involves four different strains.

Jul 02, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Jul 02, 2015

Cyclospora in Texas
Tainted chicken entrees
Jun 25, 2015

News Scan for Jun 25, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Pneumococcal vaccine timing
Waterborne outbreaks
Rotavirus vaccine and seizures
Jun 24, 2015

News Scan for Jun 24, 2015

More Korea MERS cases
Ebola's malaria impact
Cyclospora in Texas
Cholera in South Sudan
Jun 10, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 10, 2015

Salmonella in pets
Ice cream Listeria outbreak over
Jun 09, 2015

Foodborne Disease Scan for Jun 09, 2015

Resistant foodborne germs
Foodborne outbreak reporting
Jun 04, 2015

News Scan for Jun 04, 2015

ILI case definitions
PulseNet funding
Flublok granted exclusivity
May 22, 2015

News Scan for May 22, 2015

More Ebola in West Africa
New Qatar MERS case
Raw tuna Salmonella
May 21, 2015

News Scan for May 21, 2015

Details on new rabies variant
Ebola clinical symptoms
Global polio progress
Peanut butter Salmonella settlement
May 19, 2015

News Scan for May 19, 2015

Salmonella from raw fish
Cost of foodborne disease
Polio developments
Fungal meningitis response

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

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)

Crim SM, Griffin PM, TauxeR, et al. Preliminary incidence and trends of infection with pathogens transmitted commonly through food — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. sites, 2006-2014. MMWR 2015 May 15;64(18);495-9

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

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)

Gossner CM, de Jong B, Hoebe C, et al. Event-based surveillance of food- and waterborne diseases in Europe: 'urgent inquiries' (outbreak alerts) during 2008 to 2013. Euro Surveill 2015 Jun 25:20(25):pii=21166

Hadjirin N, Lay E, Paterson G, et al. Detection of livestock-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 in retail pork, United Kingdom, February 2015. Euro Surveill 2015 Jun 18;20(24):pii=21156

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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