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.

May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for May 14, 2015

Swimming-related norovirus
Gecko-linked Salmonella outbreak
Blue Bell Listeria steps

Apr 06, 2015

Apr 06, 2015

News Scan for Apr 06, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
Two Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya cases
Listeria-tied plant closure
Variant norovirus strain

Jul 01, 2013

Jul 01, 2013
Tossed chicken salad

CDC: Leafy green, dairy outbreaks up slightly

A 10-year CDC study found an uptick in outbreaks linked to leafy vegetables and dairy products.

Jan 29, 2013

Jan 29, 2013

CDC: Produce leads list of food vehicles for illness

(CIDRAP News) – After scrutinizing a decade's worth of data on foodborne disease outbreaks, federal health officials estimate that produce was the vehicle in close to half of all illnesses and that poultry was the culprit in 19% of all deaths.

Jan 25, 2013

Jan 25, 2013

Norovirus, Salmonella top list of outbreak-causing pathogens

(CIDRAP News) – Norovirus and Salmonella continued to top the list of pathogens responsible for US outbreaks of foodborne disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.

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.

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