Practice skills in an interactive virtual environment and learn to conduct environmental assessments as part of outbreak investigations. Also, watch our video about this innovative training!
Address environmental causes of foodborne illnesses with our new webpage bringing together all of CDC's food safety resources for environmental health practitioners.
In this article, Wendy McKelvey, Melissa Wong, and Bailey Matis share proactive steps the NYC Health Department (a CDC Environmental Health Specialist Network [EHS-Net] grantee) has taken to improve food safety in NYC's 24,000 restaurants, including creating an app with restaurant inspection grades. This article was published in the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Environmental Health. Watch a video presentation about this program.
Access this training kit for resources to train restaurant workers on how to properly handle raw chicken to prevent the foodborne illness associated with the bacteria Campylobacter. Resources are available in English, Spanish, and Chinese and were developed by San Mateo County, California, an EHS-Net grantee. Read more about the training kit.
Six state health departments and their academic partners are providing in-person and online resources, training, and assistancein tracking foodborne illness and investigating outbreaks. This assistance is designed to strengthen foodborne illness surveillance and improve food safety in your community.