News & Perspective

Nov 21, 2018

Nov 21, 2018

News Scan for Nov 21, 2018

Pork roll Listeria cluster
Thanksgiving with a side of norovirus
Saudi MERS case
Dengue case in Florida

Nov 03, 2015

Nov 03, 2015
Poultry packages

CDC: Multistate outbreaks show need for more food industry action

Multistate events are linked to 56% of outbreak deaths even though they make up just 3% of  outbreaks.

Aug 20, 2015

Aug 20, 2015

News Scan for Aug 20, 2015

Closure on US avian flu outbreaks
Risky contact lens behavior
Aerosolized norovirus

Apr 02, 2015

Apr 02, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 02, 2015

Global threat of foodborne disease
USDA food safety grants

Mar 14, 2012

Mar 14, 2012

Studies: US gastroenteritis deaths, imported food outbreaks on rise

(CIDRAP News) – The number of US gastroenteritis deaths more than doubled in 8 years, with Clostridium difficile and norovirus as the two most common culprits, researchers reported today at an infectious disease conference.

Jan 03, 2012

Jan 03, 2012

New study puts cost of US foodborne illness at $77 billion

(CIDRAP News) – Although the estimated annual toll of foodborne illnesses and deaths in the United States was revised sharply downward by federal officials in 2010, foodborne disease still costs the nation up to $77.7 billion a year, according to a new study in the Journal of Food Protection.

Sep 08, 2011

Sep 08, 2011

Norovirus, Salmonella hold lead roles in US foodborne outbreaks

(CIDRAP News) – In its annual report on foodborne disease outbreaks, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that in 2008, norovirus was the most common confirmed cause and that poultry topped the list of implicated food commodities.

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