News & Perspective

Oct 08, 2019

Oct 08, 2019

News Scan for Oct 08, 2019

New Ebola case
Eastern equine encephalitis vaccine
US foodborne illness snapshot
Infant vaccination coverage

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019
microbiological testing

Annual snapshot of foodborne illnesses shows Cyclospora spike

One of the notable developments for 2018 was a spike in Cyclospora cases, likely the result of multiple factors, the CDC said.

Feb 22, 2019

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

Mar 23, 2018

Mar 23, 2018
E coli testing

CDC says some FoodNet Salmonella infections rising

Illnesses from Salmonella Javiana, Thompson, and Infantis have risen about 50% in 10 years.

Sep 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017

News Scan for Sep 11, 2017

Campylobacter and puppies
Salmonella in papayas
Saudi MERS case
H5N6 reassortants

Apr 20, 2017

Apr 20, 2017
Salmonella culture in Petri dish

Salmonella, Campylobacter top foodborne culprits in 2016

New lab tests make it difficult to compare year-to-year FoodNet data, the CDC says.

Aug 30, 2016

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.

Jun 16, 2016

Jun 16, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 16, 2016

Foodborne illness patterns
Salmonella in turtles

Apr 14, 2016

Apr 14, 2016
bacteria culture

CDC: Testing changes may slow foodborne outbreak detection

To preserve cultures as a key disease detection tool, the CDC recommends that labs do them whenever the faster test suggests a bacterial infection.

Feb 05, 2016

Feb 05, 2016

News Scan for Feb 05, 2016

Finalized USDA poultry standards
Adult vaccine coverage
First MERS autopsy

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