News & Perspective

Apr 18, 2014

Apr 18, 2014
Plate of oysters

CDC sees little overall progress on foodborne infections

Overall foodborne disease rates held steady in 2013, but Salmonella cases were lower than in the previous 3 years.

Jan 13, 2014

Jan 13, 2014

News Scan for Jan 13, 2014

Salmonella chicken recall
Israeli anthrax vaccine payout

Jan 08, 2014

Jan 08, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Jan 08, 2014

Canada's meat inspections
Non-O157 E coli outbreaks

Dec 04, 2013

Dec 04, 2013
Poultry plant conveyer

USDA unveils plan to cut Salmonella in meat and poultry

Plan aims to streamline inspections and give inspectors more flexibility.

Nov 15, 2013

Nov 15, 2013

News Scan for Nov 15, 2013

Slow rise for US flu
USDA food safety chief to leave
US hantavirus cases
Smallpox vaccine delivered
Japanese encephalitis vaccine
CDC's emergency management affirmed

Nov 11, 2013

Nov 11, 2013
Chicken salad wrap

Packaged salads suspected in multistate E coli outbreak

Federal and state health officials are investigating a three-state, 26-case E coli outbreak.

Oct 18, 2013

Oct 18, 2013

Work resumes at federal public health agencies

Key public health tasks, like flu surveillance, science communication, and lab testing, have resumed.

Oct 14, 2013

Oct 14, 2013
Rotisserie chicken

317-case Salmonella outbreak prompts recall of rotisserie chicken

A San Francisco Costco store has recalled 39,755 pounds of chicken linked to a Salmonella outbreak.

Oct 11, 2013

Oct 11, 2013

News Scan for Oct 11, 2013

Feds: Poultry plants can stay open
New flu strain in bats
Cell-based flu vaccine availability

Oct 10, 2013

Oct 10, 2013
Chicken inspection line

USDA may pull inspectors from Salmonella outbreak plants

The USDA told Foster Farms it will block plant operations if the company doesn't take quick action.

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