Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Feb 16, 2017

News Scan for Feb 16, 2017

H5N8 in Israel, Europe
Vaccine safety
Imported-food outbreaks
C diff cluster
Leptospirosis in NYC
Jan 30, 2017

News Scan for Jan 30, 2017

H7N9 cases in China
More Saudi MERS
New chikungunya cases
High Listeria burden
Jan 26, 2017

News Scan for Jan 26, 2017

More H7N9 in China
H9N2 in baby
Texas Zika case
Saudi MERS case
E coli in pizza dough
Jan 23, 2017

News Scan for Jan 23, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Aedes in Mexico City
Antibiotic for bacteremia, endocarditis
New sprout guidelines
Dec 29, 2016

News Scan for Dec 29, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
H7N9 in China, Hong Kong
Salmonella Oslo outbreak
Antibiotic-free chicken
Cholera in Yemen
Dec 14, 2016

News Scan for Dec 14, 2016

Zika in Miami, Texas
Fine for Salmonella in peanuts
Nov 30, 2016

News Scan for Nov 30, 2016

FDA slow food safety response
MERS in Oman
Novel group A Strep in Alaska
Vaccine stability
Outbreak tracking tool
Nov 29, 2016
Boneless chicken thighs

UK report finds drug-resistant Campylobacter rising in poultry

Multidrug-resistant C jejuni rose from 19.1% in 2008 to 43.4% in 2014-2015.

Nov 17, 2016

News Scan for Nov 17, 2016

MERS in Saudi Arabia
H7N9 case details
Ice cream Listeria dose probe
Yemen cholera surge
Oct 31, 2016

News Scan for Oct 31, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Ebola transmission
Organic food outbreaks
Chikungunya blip

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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 VA, Vieira A, et al. Foodborne (1973-2013) and waterborne (1971-2013) disease outbreaks United States. MMWR 2016 Oct 14;63(55):79-83

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)

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

FDA. Compliance with and recommendations for implementation of the Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption for Sprout Operations: draft guidance for industry; availability. Fed Regist 2017 Jan 23

GAO. FDA's efforts to evaluate and respond to business concerns regarding the produce rule. GAO-17-98R. Nov 28, 2016

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

Garnett ES, Gretsch SR, Null C, et al. Consumer response to gastrointestinal illness perceived to originate from food service facilities. J Food Prot 2016 Oct;79(10):1717-24

Harvey RR, Zakhour CM, Gould LH. Foodborne disease outbreaks associated with organic foods in the United States. J Food Prot 2016 Nov;11:1953-8

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 Prot 2016 Aug;79(8):1446-51

Kilonzo-Nthenge A, Nahashon SN, Godwin S, et al. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Enterobacteriaceae in shell eggs from small-scale poultry farms and farmers' markets. J Food Prot 2016 Dec;12:2031-7

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

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)

Pew Charitable Trusts. Emerging pathogens in meat and poultry. Sep 13, 2016

Rinsky JL, Berl E, Greene V, et al. Clostridium perfringens gastroenteritis outbreak associated with a catered lunch — North Carolina, November 2015. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2016 Nov 25;65(46):1300-1

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)

Schjorring S, Niskanen T, Torpdahl M, et al. Evaluation of molecular typing of foodborne pathogens in European reference laboratories from 2012 to 2013. Euro Surveill 2016 Dec 15;21(50):pii=30429

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

Small CL, Xing L, McPhee JB, et al. Acute infectious gastroenteritis potentiates a Crohn’s disease pathobiont to fuel ongoing inflammation in the post-infectious period. PLoS Pathog 2016 Oct 6;12(10):e1005907

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

Viator CL, Cates SC, Karns SA, et al. Food safety practices in the egg products industry. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1210-5

Willis C, McLauchlin J, Amar C, et al. Assessment of the microbiological safety of precut fruit from retail and catering premises in the United Kingdom. J Food Prot 2016 Apr;79(4):598-604

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