Foodborne Disease

Recent News

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
May 18, 2015

Arizona, New Mexico report Salmonella cases tied to raw tuna

Officials are investigating 15 Salmonella Paratyphi cases in the 2 states and possible cases elsewhere.

May 14, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for May 14, 2015

Swimming-related norovirus
Gecko-linked Salmonella outbreak
Blue Bell Listeria steps
May 13, 2015

News Scan for May 13, 2015

Mechanically tenderized beef
H1N1v case in Ohio
PCV-13 and meningitis cases
Global health goals
TB genetic sequence test
Apr 28, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 28, 2015

Likely botulism source found
USDA food safety gaps
Apr 27, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 27, 2015

More Ohio botulism cases
Bacteria in frozen shrimp
Apr 24, 2015

News Scan for Apr 24, 2015

FDA's FSMA plan
More ice cream Listeria
Listeria-linked sprout ban
Apr 22, 2015

Foodborne Disease Scan for Apr 22, 2015

Ohio botulism outbreak
Possible sushi-linked Salmonella
Norovirus in hospital air

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

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

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

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)

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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