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Food Safety Spotlight | Food Safety | CDC

Food Safety Spotlight | Food Safety | CDC

Food Safety Spotlight

Image of a man holding microphonesQuick Links for Media and Policymakers
Get key statistics and information about CDC's food safety program, and see archived press releases and media statements.
Image of Fruits and VegetablesFood Safety: A Winnable BattleCDC's Winnable Battles are public health priorities—such as food safety—that have large-scale impact on health.
Graphic: PulseNet FoodborneIlnness ChartFood Safety AnnouncementsThis page contains CDC Food Safety announcements, including publications and web highlights.

Press Releases and Media Statements





Multistate Outbreak of Listeria Associated with Cantaloupes
  • CDC-FDA Media Briefing on the Jensen Farms Environmental Assessment Related to theListeria Outbreak, October 19, 2011
    Transcript Adobe PDF file [PDF - 29 pages]External Web Site Icon | Audio Audio/Video fileExternal Web Site Icon
  • Update on Multistate Outbreak of Listeria Associated with Cantaloupes, September 28, 2011
    Transcript | Audio Audio/Video file


Formatted Articles

Foodborne Illness Publications

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Special FoodNet Supplement in Clinical Infectious Diseases: FoodNet in 2012 – A Foundation for Food Safety in the United StatesExternal Web Site Icon
The supplement includes preliminary surveillance data for 2011 data on the most current trends in overall foodborne illness incidence with a comparison to the data from 1996 to 1998, the first three years of surveillance; trends in specific pathogens, such as listeria; data on infections linked to travel and animal contact; gender differences in food consumption from the 2006-2007 FoodNet Population Survey; and the effect of new testing methods on tracking foodborne illness in the future.
Surveillance Reports
FoodNet, Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System, National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, National Laboratory-based Surveillance (SalmonellaShigella, Shiga toxin-producingEscherichia coli), National Case-based Surveillance (Botulism, Cholera and Other Vibrio Illnesses, Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever)
Peer-reviewed Publications
Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, including FoodNet
MMWR Articles
Outbreak Investigations, Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks, Trends in Foodborne Illness, Notes from the Field

Medscape Commentaries

CDC Expert Commentaries on MedscapeExternal Web Site Icon are part of a collaboration between CDC and Medscape. They are designed to deliver CDC's authoritative guidance directly to Medscape's physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.
Dr. Benjamin Silk presents key information on Listeriosis in the aftermath of the large 2011 outbreak - Medscape - MedscapeSpotlight on Invasive listeriosis After the 2011 OutbreakExternal Web Site Icon
February 27, 2012 
Dr. Benjamin Silk presents key information on listeriosis in the aftermath of the large 2011 outbreak.
The Major Foodborne Illness Outbreaks of 2011 - MedscapeThe Major Foodborne Illness Outbreaks of 2011External Web Site Icon 
December 19, 2011 
This slideshow highlights outbreaks and other events related to food safety that occurred in 2011.
Dr. Rajal Mody - Hold the Raw Sprouts, Please - MedscapeHold the Raw Sprouts, PleaseExternal Web Site Icon 
September 6, 2011 
CDC Expert Dr. Rajal Mody discusses the health risks of eating raw sprouts.
Schaffner's interview on medscapeSavvy about Salmonella? External Web Site Icon
July 26, 2011
Vanderbilt University expert Dr. William Schaffner tackles key questions about Salmonella.
Dr. Thomas R. Frieden - Three Winnable Battles and Other Wars - MedscapeThree Winnable Battles and Other Wars: A Talk With Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPHExternal Web Site Icon 
July 15, 2011 
CDC Director discusses key public health issues. (Scroll to discussion about E.coli Threat and Investing in Food Safety.)
Rob Tauxe - Don't Get Raw Milk - MedscapeGot Milk? Don’t Get Raw Milk! A Cautionary Tale. External Web Site Icon 
May 16, 2011 
CDC expert Dr. Rob Tauxe discusses the dangers of raw milk.

Barbara Mahon - Foodborne Illness - MedscapeFoodborne Illness: A Handy OverviewExternal Web Site Icon 
January 24, 2011 
CDC expert Dr. Barbara Mahon discusses the serious and widespread nature of foodborne illness.

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