Foodborne Disease

Recent News

May 27, 2022

News Scan for May 27, 2022

Asymptomatic COVID-19 spread
More peanut butter Salmonella
Wild poliovirus in Pakistan
Avian flu outbreak funds
More UK unexplained hepatitis
May 23, 2022

News Scan for May 23, 2022

COVID-19 and thyroid dysfunction
Peanut butter Salmonella
Fourth DRC Ebola death
Unexplained hepatitis in UK
More avian flu in 3 states
May 18, 2022

News Scan for May 18, 2022

Fewer antibiotics for kids' pneumonia
Polio in Mozambique
H5N6 avian flu death in China
Avian flu strikes NJ poultry
Salmonella in European chocolate
May 12, 2022
Salmonella bacteria invading a cell

Public health funding linked to better foodborne illness detection

A related study shows how responding quickly to food illness outbreaks saves lives and significant money.

Apr 20, 2022
Hand holding packaged chicken in grocery store

New NARMS report shows rising resistance in Salmonella, Campylobacter

An increase in resistance to ciprofloxacin among poultry isolates was primarily due to Salmonella Infantis.

Apr 07, 2022

News Scan for Apr 07, 2022

One Health framework for antimicrobial resistance
Norovirus and raw oysters
Apr 05, 2022

News Scan for Apr 05, 2022

Cost of inappropriate antibiotic use
More US avian flu detections
Deadly Listeria salad outbreak
Qatari MERS case
Mar 11, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 11, 2022

Promising results for new antibiotic
Resistant Salmonella in retail meat
Mar 01, 2022

News Scan for Mar 01, 2022

COVID vaccine for childcare workers
Veterinary antimicrobial stewardship
Another infant-formula death
Feb 18, 2022

News Scan for Feb 18, 2022

Omicron variant severity
Variant H1N2 flu in California
Deadly infant formula outbreak
Malawi wild poliovirus case
More H5 avian flu in US waterfowl

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Beach C. FDA reports new Listeria outbreak, begins inspections and testing in another. Food Safety News 2022 (published online Apr 14)

Boone I, Rosner B, Lachmann R, et al. Healthcare-associated foodborne outbreaks in high-income countries: a literature review and surveillance study, 16 OEDC countries, 2001 to 2019. Euro Surveill 2021 Oct 14;26(41)

Duchenne-Moutien RA, Neetoo H. Climate change and emerging food safety issues: a review. J Food Prot 2021 Jun 29;84(11):1884-97

Gharpure R, Marsh ZA, Tack DM, et al. Disparities in incidence and severity of Shigella infections among children—Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), 2009-2018. J Pediatr Infect Dis Soc 2021 (published online Jun 19)

Greening B, Whitham HK, Aldous WK, et al. Public health response to multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak associated with prepackaged chicken salad, United States, 2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 June;28(6)

Gruber JF, Morris S, Warren KA, et al. Yersinia enterocolitica outbreak associated with pasteurized milk. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2021 (published online Jul 9)

Larkin L, de la Gandara MP, Hoban A, et al. Investigation of an international outbreak of multidrug-resistant monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium associated with chocolate products, EU/EEA and United Kingdom, February to April 2022. Euro Surveill 2022 Apr 13;27(15)

Lieberman VM, Morgan EW, Harris LJ, et al. Reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella on whole yellow onions (Allium cepa) exposed to hot water. J Food Prot 2021;84(11):1965-72

Nsubuga J, Baugher J, Dahl E, et al. Multistate outbreak investigation of Salmonella infections linked to kratom: a focus on traceback, laboratory, and regulatory activities. J food Prot 2022 Feb 3;85(5):747-54

Ntshoe G, Shonhiwa AM, Govender N, et al. A systematic review on mobile health applications for foodborne disease outbreak management. BMC Public Health 2021 Dec 8;21(2228)

Qiu Q, Dewey-Mattia, Subramhanya S, et al. Food recalls associated with foodborne disease outbreaks, United States, 2006-2016. Epidemiol Infect 2021 (published online Jul 19)

Sarno E, Pezzutto D, Rossi M, et al. A review of significant European foodborne outbreaks in the last decade. J Food Prot 2021 December;84(12):2059-70. 

US Food and Drug Administration. Cyclospora prevention, response and research action plan. Washington, DC: FDA, Jul 1, 2021

White AE, Tillman AR, Hedberg C, et al. Foodborne illness outbreaks reported to national surveillance, United States, 2009–2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 (published online May 11)

Whitham HK, Sundararaman P, Dewey-Mattia D, et al. Novel outbreak-associated food vehicles, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 (published online Sep 8)

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