Foodborne Disease

Recent News

Sep 29, 2016

News Scan for Sep 29, 2016

Flour E coli outbreak over
Saudi MERS case
Rift Valley fever in Niger
Novel H1N1 in China
Sep 16, 2016

News Scan for Sep 16, 2016

Zika money in Florida
Saudi MERS case
Emerging pathogens in meat
Colistin resistance in France
Poor RSV vaccine data
Low-path H5N3 in France
Sep 09, 2016

News Scan for Sep 09, 2016

Funds for produce safety
Resistance evolution on video
Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella in blood
Sep 06, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Sep 06, 2016

E coli in meat samples
Malaria decline, drug resistance
ESBL E coli on pig farms
Sep 02, 2016

News Scan for Sep 02, 2016

Meningitis C outbreak
Vaccine development alliance forms
Hepatitis A in strawberries
Sep 01, 2016

News Scan for Sep 01, 2016

2009 H1N1 risk for health workers
Malaria in a time of Ebola
Hepatitis cases rise
Aug 30, 2016
Salmonella bacteria

NARMS report shows resistance low in Salmonella but up in 1 strain

Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,[5],12:i:- have tripled.

Aug 25, 2016

News Scan for Aug 25, 2016

Estimates of severe MERS
New FSMA guidance
TB rates in India
Intussusception and rotavirus vaccine
Aug 23, 2016

News Scan for Aug 23, 2016

Hepatitis found in scallops
Fecal transplant trial
Meningitis C in Niger
Bagpipe lung
Experimental Ebola drug
Aug 22, 2016

News Scan for Aug 22, 2016

New chikungunya cases
Ohio Crypto outbreak
Resistant E coli in drinking water
African Salmonella

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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)

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)

Boss R, Overesch G, Baumgartner A. Antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli, Enterococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus aureus from raw fish and seafood imported into Switzerland. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1240-6

CDC. Surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaks United States, 2014: annual report. May 2016

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

Ebel ED, Williams MS, Cole D, et al. Comparing characteristics of sporadic and outbreak-associated foodborne illnesses, United States, 2004-2011. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published Jun 14)

FDA Office of Compliance, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. FY 2014-2016 microbiological sampling assignment summary report: raw milk cheese aged 60 days. Jul 21, 2016

GAO. Food safety: FDA coordinating with stakeholders on new rules but challenges remain and greater tribal consultation needed. GAO-16-425. May 19, 2016

GAO. Imported food safety: FDA's targeting tool has enhanced screening, but further improvements are possible. GAO-16-399. May 26, 2016

Havelaar AH, Kirk MD, Torgerson PR, et al. World Health Organization global estimates and regional comparisons of the burden of foodborne disease in 2010. PLoS Med 2015 Dec 3;12(12):e1001923

Huang JY, Henao OL, Griffin PM, et al. Infection with pathogens transmitted commonly through food and the effect of increasing use of culture-independent diagnostic tests on surveillance — foodborne diseases active surveillance network, 10 U.S. sites 2012-2015. MMWR 2016 Apr 15;65(14):368-71

Karumathil DP, Yin HB, Kollanoor-Johny A, et al. Prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria on fresh vegetables collected from farmers' markets in Connecticut. J Food Prot 2016 Aug;79(8):1446-51

Kirk MD, Pires SM, Black RE, et al. World Health Organization estimates of the global and regional disease burden of 22 foodborne bacterial, protozoal, and viral diseases, 2010: a data synthesis. PLoS Med 2015 Dec 3;12(12):e1001921

Maughan C, Chambers E IV, Godwin S, et al. Food handling behaviors observed in consumers when cooking poultry and eggs. J Food Prot 2016 Jun;79(6):970-7

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

Pavio N, Laval M, Maestrini O, et al. Possible foodborne transmission of hepatitis E virus from domestic pigs and wild boars from Corsica. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jul 20)

Pew Charitable Trusts. Emerging pathogens in meat and poultry. Sep 13, 2016

Pires SM, Fischer-Walker CL, Lanata CF, et al. Aetiology-specific estimates of the global and regional incidence and morality of diarrhoeal diseases commonly transmitted through food. PLoS One 2015 Dec 3;10(12):e0142927

Scharff RL, Besser J, Sharp DJ, et al. An economic evaluation of PulseNet: a network for foodborne disease surveillance. Am J Prev Med 2016 (published online Mar 15)

Schmutz C, Mausezahl D, Jost M, et al. Inverse trends of Campylobacter and Salmonella in Swiss surveillance data, 1988-2013. Euro Surveill 2016 Feb 11;21(6):pii=30130

Shearer AEH, LeStrange K, Castaneda S, et al. Transfer of pathogens from cantaloupe rind to preparation surfaces and edible tissue as a function of cutting method. J Food Prot 2016 May;5:764-70

Soderqvist K, Thisted Lambertz S, Vagsholm I, et al. Foodborne bacterial pathogens in retail prepacked read-to-eat mixed ingredient salads. J Food Prot 2016 Jun;79(6):978-85

Torgerson PR, Devleesschauwer B, Praet N, et al. World Health Organization estimates for the global and regional disease burden of 11 foodborne parasitic diseases, 2010: a data synthesis. PLoS Med 2015 Dec 3;12(12):e1001920

Viator CL, Cates SC, Karns SA, et al. Food safety practices in the egg products industry. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1210-5

WHO. WHO estimates of the global burden of foodborne diseases. Dec 3, 2015

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