Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Mar 21, 2019

News Scan for Mar 21, 2019

CDC updates Zika guidelines
Investments to end TB
Foodborne disease in soldiers
Yellow fever vaccine in Sudan
Cryptosporidium in groundwater
Mar 19, 2019

News Scan for Mar 19, 2019

New chronic wasting disease program
FDA budget request
Anthrax checklist
Mar 15, 2019

News Scan for Mar 15, 2019

Botulism from home-canned peas
More turkey Salmonella
Safety rules for agricultural water
Polio in Nigeria
Mar 14, 2019

News Scan for Mar 14, 2019

Veterinary plague exposure
Butterball turkey recall
Saudi MERS details
Avian flu on 3 continents
Feb 27, 2019

News Scan for Feb 27, 2019

Salmonella tahini outbreak
RNA printer for vaccines
Push for universal flu vaccine
Avian flu in 3 nations
Feb 25, 2019
bakery box inspection

FDA unveils new imported food safety strategy

The strategy is geared toward using newer data tools and focusing on higher-risk foods.

Feb 22, 2019

News Scan for Feb 22, 2019

Salmonella in raw chicken
Polio in Pakistan, Afghanistan
Campylobacter in water supply
Zika monoclonal antibody trial
Avian flu in China, India
Feb 15, 2019

News Scan for Feb 15, 2019

More Saudi MERS
Raw turkey Salmonella
Polio in Indonesia, Pakistan
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Feb 13, 2019

News Scan for Feb 13, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia, Oman
Lettuce E coli probe
H5N8 in Namibian penguins
Feb 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 11, 2019

Drug-resistant Brucellosis
MDRO's in nursing homes, acute care

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Appling XS, Lee P, Hedberg CW. Understanding the relation between establishment food safety management and Salmonella risk factor violations cited during routine inspections. J Food Prot 2019 Feb;82(2):339-43

Bacci C, Vismarra A, Dander S, et al. Occurrence and antimicrobial profile of bacterial pathogens in former foodstuff meat products used for pet diets. J Food Prot 2019 Feb;82(2):316-24

Bardsley CA, Truitt LN, Pfuntner RC, et al. Growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella on whole and sliced cucumbers. J Food Prot 2019 Feb;82(2):301-9

Bartsch SM, Asti L, Nyathi S, et al. Estimated cost to a restaurant of a foodborne illness outbreak. Public Health Rep 2018 (published online Apr 15)

Bennett SD, Sodha SV, Ayers TL, et al. Produce-associated foodborne disease outbreaks, USA, 1998-2013. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jun 20)

Chen FC, Godwin S, Green A, et al. Prevalence of Salmonella, Campylobacter, and Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli on the surfaces of raw poultry packages. J Food Protect 2018 Oct;81(10):1707-12

Chen Y, Wen Y, Song J, et al. Food handling behaviors associated with reported acute gastrointestinal disease that may have been caused by food. J Food Prot 2019 Mar;82(3):494-500

Chen Y, Wen Y, Song J, et al. The correlation between family food handling behaviors and foodborne acute gastroenteritis: a community-oriented, population-based survey in Anhui, China. BMC Public Health 2018 Nov 26;18:1290

Dewey-Mattia D, Manikonda K, Hall AJ, et al. Surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaks — United States, 2009-2015. MMWR 2018 67(10):1-11

ECDC. Shiga-toxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) infection — Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016. Aug 6, 2018

ECDC. The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017. Surveillance Report 2018 (published online Dec 12)

EFSA BIOHAZ Panel, Koutsoumanis K, Allende A, et al. Public health risks associated with food-borne parasites. EFSA J 2018 Dec;54;16(12):5495

Enkirch T, Eriksson R, Persson S, et al. Hepatitis A outbreak linked to imported frozen strawberries by sequencing, Sweden and Austria, June to September 2018. Euro Surveill 2018 Oct 11;23(41):pii=1800528

Evans EW, Redmond EC. Older adult consumers' attitudes and perceptions of risk, control, and responsibility for food safety in the domestic kitchen. J Food Prot 2019 Mar;82(3):371-8

GAO. Food Safety: USDA should take further action to reduce pathogens in meat and poultry products. GAO-18-272. Apr 18, 2018

Highmore CJ, Warner JC, Rothwell SD, et al. Viable-but-nonculturable Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella enterica serovar Thompson induced by chlorine stress remain infectious. mBio 2018 Apr 17;9(2):e00540-18

Horn AL, Friedrich H. Locating the source of large-scale outbreaks of foodborne disease. J R Soc Interface 2019 (published online Feb 27)

Jeffs E, Williman J, Martin N, et al. The epidemiology of non-viral gastroenteritis in New Zealand children from 1997 to 2015: an observational study. BMC Public Health 2019 Jan 5;19:18

Kambhampati AK, Marsh ZA, Hlavsa MC, et al. Prevention and control of youth camp-associated acute gastroenteritis outbreaks. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2018 (published online Aug 2)

Li Y , Huang Y, Yang J, et al. Bacteria and poisonous plants were the primary causative hazards of foodborne disease outbreak: a seven-year survey from Guangxi, South China. BMC Public Health 2018 Apr 18;18:519

Marquez L, Koy TH, Baker CR, et al. Foodborne illness outbreak due to Staphylococcus aureus among hospital staff following hurricane Harvey. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 (published online Nov 6)

Moller FT, Molbak K, Ethelberg S. Analysis of consumer food purchase data used for outbreak investigations, a review. Euro Surveill 2018 Jun 14;23(24):pii=1700503

Morton VK, Thomas MK, Ciampa N, et al. Comparison of a 3-day and 7-day recall periods for food consumption reference values in foodborne disease outbreak investigations. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Mar 8)

Mullaney SB, Rao S, Salman MD, et al. Magnitude, distribution, risk factors and care-seeking behaviour of acute, self-reported gastrointestinal illness among US Army soldiers: 2015. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Mar 13)

Page ET. Trends in food recalls: 2004-13. EIB-191, USDA Economic Research Service, Apr 16, 2018

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