Foodborne Disease

Recent News

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
Sep 17, 2014

News Scan for Sep 17, 2014

Another Saudi MERS case
Global listeriosis burden
More polio in Pakistan
Tainted measles vaccine in Syria
Sep 12, 2014

News Scan for Sep 12, 2014

New Saudi MERS cases
Infractions at Foster Farms plants
Lyme ticks heading west
Sep 09, 2014

News Scan for Sep 09, 2014

ICU infections in kids
Heat-tolerant anthrax vaccine
Ohio measles over
Berry-linked hepatitis
Vectorborne illness control
Sep 05, 2014

News Scan for Sep 05, 2014

More misplaced lab pathogens
No MERS in Filipino nurse
Foodborne hepatitis A
Aug 29, 2014

Texas Cyclospora outbreak over; Mexican cilantro suspected

Cilantro grown in the Puebla, Mexico, area is suspected as the cause of some cases in a summer outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Texas.

Aug 22, 2014

Food Outbreak Scan for Aug 22, 2014

Salmonella and nut butter
Bearded dragon Salmonella outbreak over
Aug 15, 2014

Foodborne Disease Scan for Aug 15, 2014

Salmonella in England
Social media and foodborne disease
Aug 14, 2014

USDA vows to speed tracing of tainted ground beef

The plan will speed up the hunt for the source when ground beef is tainted with E coli O157:H7.

Aug 14, 2014

Food Outbreak Scan for Aug 14, 2014

More Cyclospora cases
Chia Salmonella outbreak over

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)

Bhattacharya SK, Sur D, Ali M, et al. 5 year efficacy of bivalent killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccine in Kolkata, India: a cluster-randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2013 (published online Oct 18)

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. Outbreaks of cyclosporiasis—United States, June-August 2013. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2013 Nov 1;62(43):862

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. 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

Gould HL, Rosenblum I, Nicholas D, et al. Contributing factors in restaurant-associated foodborne disease outbreaks, FoodNet sites, 2006 and 2007. J Food Prot 2013 Nov 1;11:1824-8

Harrison JA, Gaskin JW, Harrison MA, et al. Survey of food safety practices on small to medium-sized farms and in farmers markets. J Food Prot 2013 Nov 1;11:1889-93

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)

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

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

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)

Zeng W, Vorst K, Wyatt B, et al. Growth of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes in packaged fresh-cut romaine mix at fluctuating temperatures during commercial transport, retail storage, and display. J Food Prot 2014 Feb 1;2(10):197-206

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