Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Nov 30, 2015

News Scan for Nov 30, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya complications
Celery E coli source
Cholera in Iraq and Tanzania
Nov 20, 2015

News Scan for Nov 20, 2015

New superbug in China
Chipotle outbreak expands
ISIS chemical weapon threat
Meningitis C in Africa
Nov 19, 2015

News Scan for Nov 19, 2015

Salmonella outbreak grows
Malaria treatment comparison
Recurrent C diff infections
Childhood vaccine coverage
More dengue in Hawaii
Nov 18, 2015

News Scan for Nov 18, 2015

Chipotle E coli cases pared
US rise in STDs
Nov 13, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Nov 13, 2015

More Chipotle E coli cases
Finalized FSMA rules
Nov 10, 2015
E coli bacteria

As Chipotle plans to reopen, E coli source still a puzzle

Oregon reported 1 new case, bringing the two-state outbreak total so far to 42.

Nov 06, 2015

News Scan for Nov 06, 2015

E coli outbreak update
Parental vaccination attitudes
Polio vaccination barriers in Pakistan
Nov 04, 2015

News Scan for Nov 04, 2015

New chikungunya illnesses
More Chipotle E coli cases
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
CDC polio travel alerts
Nov 03, 2015
Poultry packages

CDC: Multistate outbreaks show need for more food industry action

Multistate events are linked to 56% of outbreak deaths even though they make up just 3% of  outbreaks.

Nov 02, 2015

News Scan for Nov 02, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Chipotle E coli outbreak
Cholera in Iraq

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Adhikari A, Syamaladevi RM, Killinger K, et al. Ultraviolet-C light inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes on organic fruit surfaces. Intern J Food Microb 2015 (published online Jun 24)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Henao OL, Jones TF, Vugia DJ, et al. Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network—2 decades of achievements, 1996–2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 Sep;21(9)

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

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)

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

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

Severi E, Verhoef L, Thornton L, et al. Large and prolonged food-borne multistate Hepatitis A outbreak in Europe associated with consumption of frozen berries, 2013 to 2014. Euro Surveill 2015 Jul 23;20(29):pii=21192

Tavoschi L, Severi E, Niskanen T, et al. Food-borne diseases associated with frozen berries consumption: a historical perspective, European Union, 1983 to 2013. Euro Surveill 2015 Jul 23;20(29):pii=21193

Whitney BM, Mainero C, Humes E, et al. Socioeconomic status and foodborne pathogens in Connecticut, USA, 2000-2011. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 (published online Jul 10)

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