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Apr 09, 2009

Apr 09, 2009

FDA, states creating teams for foodborne disease response

(CIDRAP News) – To streamline foodborne illness investigations, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has partnered with six states to form rapid response teams, an FDA official said today.

Apr 09, 2009

CDC says foodborne disease rates held steady in 2008

(CIDRAP News) – Foodborne disease rates in 2008 stayed about the same as in the previous 3 years, underlining the need for renewed efforts to improve food safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.