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IFSAC to Host Webinar on Foodborne Illness Source Attribution Estimates

Created in 2011, the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) is a partnership of three federal agencies—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (FSIS). IFSAC aims to enhance the coordination of federal food safety analytic … Continue Reading

Campylobacter and Salmonella Top CDC’s 2016 List of Causes of Foodborne Illnesses

The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) has been tracking trends for infections transmitted commonly through food since 1996, collecting data on approximately 15 percent of the U.S. population.  FoodNet is a collaboration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 10 state health departments, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the … Continue Reading

FDA and Federal Partners Issue New Food Safety Analytics Strategic Plan

Created in 2011, The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) is a partnership of three federal agencies—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (FSIS). IFSAC aims to enhance the coordination of federal food … Continue Reading

CDC Corner: Cronobacter

CDC issues Cronobacter warning for powdered milk and infant formula products. Cronobacter (formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii) is a bacterium that occurs naturally in the environment and that can survive in dry foods, such as powdered infant formula, powdered milk, herbal teas, and starches.  Although Cronobacter-related illness is rare, it can prove fatal to infants. … Continue Reading
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