Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Feb 20, 2018

News Scan for Feb 20, 2018

Earlier H3N2 VE problems
Kratom Salmonella outbreak
More Lassa fever in Nigeria
H1N1 flu surge globally
H5N6 avian flu in Sweden
Gauging airborne flu spread
Feb 16, 2018

News Scan for Feb 16, 2018

Salmonella probe wraps up
Brazil yellow fever
Polio in the DRC
Feb 15, 2018

News Scan for Feb 15, 2018

Salmonella coconut probe over
Valley fever outbreaks
Feb 09, 2018

News Scan for Feb 09, 2018

Olympics norovirus outbreak
2018 priority diseases
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Guinea Lassa fever case
Far-UV light against flu
Feb 08, 2018

News Scan for Feb 08, 2018

Smallpox vaccine trial results
Salmonella incubation period
Feb 08, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2018

Resistant yaws
Antibiotic-resistant Campylobacter
Feb 07, 2018

News Scan for Feb 07, 2018

Winter Olympics health advisory
South Sudan cholera winds down
Jan 30, 2018

News Scan for Jan 30, 2018

Saudi MERS case
US food safety agreement
New antimicrobials
Wolbachia mosquitoes
Suspected RVF in South Sudan
Global health cuts
Jan 25, 2018

News Scan for Jan 25, 2018

Leafy green E coli outbreak
Yellow fever vaccination errors
Jan 22, 2018
Sprouts

Sprout-linked Salmonella outbreak tied to Jimmy John's

The outbreak has sickened 8 women in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota, the CDC says.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Asiimwe BB, Baldan R, Trovato A, et al. Prevalence and molecular characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin resistant strains, isolated from bulk can milk and raw milk products in pastoral communities of south-west Uganda. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Jun 13;17:422

Benedict KM, Reses H, Vigar M, et al. Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water — United States, 2013-2014. MMWR 2017 Nov 10;66(44):1216-21

Chau ML, Chen SL, Yap M, et al. Group B Streptococcus infections caused by improper sourcing and handling of fish for raw consumption, Singapore, 2015-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 15)

Costard S, Espejo L, Groenendaal H, et al. Outbreak-related disease burden associated with consumption of unpasteurized cow's milk and cheese, United States, 2009-2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 25)

DeFlorio-Barker S, Wing C, Jones RM, et al. Estimate of incidence and cost of recreational waterborne illness on United States surface waters. Environ Health 2018 Jan 9;17:3

FDA. FY 2014–2016 microbiological sampling assignment summary report: sprouts. Aug 22, 2017

Food safety from farm to fork: interventions on farms and feedlots can improve U.S. meat and poultry safety. Jul 17, 2017

GAO. Food safety: a national strategy is needed to address fragmentation in federal oversight. GAO-17-74. Feb 13, 2017

GAO. Food Safety: FDA continues to evaluate and respond to business concerns about the Produce Rule. GAO-18-85. Nov 27, 2017

Gould LH, Kline J, Monahan C, et al. Outbreaks of disease associated with food imported into the United States, 1996-2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 15)

Henao-Martinez AF, Olague N, Franco-Paredes C. Spontaneous Mycobacterium bolletti skin abscesses ¾ an underrecognized zoonosis from raw bovine milk. Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 1)

Hergens M, Ohd JN, Alm E, et al. Investigation of a food-borne outbreak of gastroenteritis in a school canteen revealed a variant of sapovirus genogroup V not detected by standard PCR, Sollentuna, Sweden, 2016. Euro Surveill 2017 Jun 1;22(22):pii=30543

Jones TF, Yackley J. Foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States: a historical overview. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2018 (published online Jan 1)

Leung VH, Phan Q, Costa CE, et al. Clostridium perfringens outbreak at a catered lunch — Connecticut, September 2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Sep 8;66(35):940-1

Levine K, Chaifetz A, Chapman B. Evaluating food safety risk messages in popular cookbooks. Br Food J 2017 Mar 20;119(5)

Li N, Wang Y, You C, et al. Variation in raw milk microbiota throughout 12 months and the impact of weather conditions. Sci Rep 2018 (published online Feb 5)

Maertens de Noordhout C, Devleesschauwer B, Haagsma JA, et al. Burden of salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis and listeriosis: a time series analysis, Belgium, 2012 to 2020. Euro Surveill 2017 Sep 21;22(38):pii=30615

Marder EP, Cieslak PR, Cronquist AB, et al. Incidence and trends of infections 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, 2013-2016. MMWR 2017 Apr 21;66(15):397-403

McCrickard LS, Crim SM, Kim S, et al. Disparities in severe shigellosis among adults — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 2002-2014. BMC Public Health 2018 Feb 7;18:221

Mouchtouri VA, Verykouki E, Zamfir D, et al. Gastroenteritis outbreaks on cruise ships: contributing factors and thresholds for early outbreak detection. Euro Surveill 2017 Nov 9;22(45):pii=16-00576

Nadon C, Van Walle I, Gemer-Smidt P, et al. Pulsenet International: vision for the implementation of whole genome sequencing (WGS) for global food-borne disease surveillance. Euro Surveill 2017 Jun 8;22(23):pii=30544

Pletz MW, Wollny A, Dobermann UH, et al. A nosocomial foodborne outbreak of a VIM carbapenemase-expressing Citrobacter freundii. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 15)

Riviere M, Baroux N, Bousquet V, et al. Secular trends in incidence of acute gastroenteritis in general practice, France, 1991 to 2015. Euro Surveill 2017 Dec 14;22(50):pii=17-00121

Self JL, Luna-Gierke RE, Fothergill A, et al. Outbreaks attributed to pork in the United States, 1998-2015. Epidemiol Infect 2017 (published online Sep 14)

Van Cauteren D, Le Strat Y, Sommen C, et al. Estimated annual numbers of foodborne pathogen-associated illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths, France, 2008-2013. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 27)

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