29/11/2022

FDA and CDC Partner to Reduce Foodborne Illness in Retail and Foodservice Establishments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen food safety in […]
12/04/2022

Codex develops guide on managing foodborne outbreaks

Experts at a Codex committee meeting have drafted guidance on how to handle microbiological foodborne outbreaks. The guideline will give countries a structured approach on preparedness […]
11/04/2022

The Past, Present and Future of Food Safety

From Alexander the Great to the New Era For Smarter Food Safety, looking back at food safety can help us get ahead. It was a long, long time […]
24/01/2022

FDA issues Improvement Plan to Modernize Foodborne Illness Outbreak Responses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the release of the Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan, designed to help the FDA and its partners enhance the […]
23/12/2021

New Era of Smarter Food Safety: FDA’s Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan

Tackling foodborne outbreaks faster and revealing the root cause are essential for the prevention of future outbreaks. We have a plan to do that. Foodborne disease […]
24/06/2021

Federal investigators continue to examine foodborne illness outbreaks

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA’s CORE Response Teams. The investigations are in a variety of stages. Some outbreaks have limited information with […]