Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Nov 24, 2014

News Scan for Nov 24, 2014

MERS strikes 2 more
More chikungunya cases
Flu-infection study
Multistate Salmonella sproutbreak
Nov 21, 2014

News Scan for Nov 21, 2014

Plague in Madagascar
New EV-D68 cases, paralysis cases
International food safety rankings
Nov 19, 2014

News Scan for Nov 19, 2014

More Saudi MERS deaths
Meningococcal B vaccine available
Non-O157 E coli testing
Global sanitation challenges
Nov 17, 2014

News Scan for Nov 17, 2014

Global polio developments
Celery-linked E coli outbreak
Nov 10, 2014

News Scan for Nov 10, 2014

Spike in chikungunya cases
Listeriosis from mung sprouts
New Saudi MERS case
C diff underdiagnosis
Oct 31, 2014

News Scan for Oct 31, 2014

H5N1 seroprevalence in Egypt
Flublok vaccine approval
Listeria in soft cheese
Oct 21, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Oct 21, 2014

GAO poultry safety critique
Meat and poultry inspection report
Oct 20, 2014

News Scan for Oct 20, 2014

EV-D68 cases top 900
H7N9 in China
Chikungunya numbers mount
Nut butter Salmonella outbreak over
Oct 09, 2014

News Scan for Oct 09, 2014

Costs of foodborne illness
Severe illness with MERS
Haiti cholera lawsuit
Sep 19, 2014

News Scan for Sep 19, 2014

Review finds more Saudi MERS cases
Food safety rules
Tainted vaccine in Syria
Premature-death targets
Business and flu

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)

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. Health department use of social media to identify foodborne illness — Chicago, Illinois, 2013-2014. MMWR 2014 Aug 15;63(32):681-5

CDC. Using online reviews by restaurant patrons to identify unreported cases of foodborne illness — New York City, 2012-2013. MMWR 2014 May 23;63(20):441-5

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

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, 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. Annual epidemiological report 2014  food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses. ECDC Nov 20, 2014

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

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

Food Standards Agency (UK). Extension to the IID2 study: identifying the proportion of foodborne disease in the UK and attributing foodborne disease by food commodity. FSA 2014 Jun 26, 2014

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

Veldman K, Kant A, Dierkx C, et al. Enterobacteriaceae resistant to third-generation cephalosporins and quinolones in fresh culinary herbs imported from Southeast Asia. Int J Food Microbiol 2014 (published online Feb 24)

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