DPH: Foodborne Pathogens Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet)

Foodborne Pathogens Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet)

 

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FoodNet is a collaborative project between the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Yale University, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The project consists of active surveillance for foodborne diseases and related studies to better define the epidemiology of foodborne diseases in Connecticut.

Fact Sheets - Specific diseases relating to FoodNet indclude:

Campylobacteriosis
Cholera
Cryptosporidiosis
Cyclosporiasis
Hemolytic uremic syndrome 
Listeriosis
Salmonellosis
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli 
Shigellosis
Typhoid fever
Vibrio infection
Yersiniosis

Other Foodborne Pathogens

Botulism
Giardiasis
Hepatitis A, foodborne
Norovirus illness    (CDC)
Trichinosis

Food Handling Tips

Foodborne Illness-Causing Organisms     (pdf)
Basics for Handling Food Safely             (pdf)

 
Other helpful sites

CDC Foodborne Illness A-Z
CDC's FoodNet Program
CDC's Food Safety Initiative
CDC's OutbreakNet
FDA's Consumer Food Safety Advisories
FDA's Food Safety and Nutrition
FDA's Foodborne Pathogens - "Bad Bug Book"
Fight BAC! (Partnership for Food Safety Education)
CDC's Food Safety Facts
CDC's Food Irradiation
FoodSafety.gov
USDA/FSIS Foodborne Illness: What Consumers Need to Know
USDA/FSIS Food Safety Education
USDA/FSIS Recalls: News Releases and Information for Consumers
USDA/FSIS What to Do If You Have a Problem With Food Products

Food Recalls

Receive e-mail notification when recalls or public health alerts are issued (USDA)
Current Recalls & Alerts (USDA)

Statistics

Annual Cases of Reportable Diseases, Connecticut





Content Last Modified on 3/14/2013 4:06:19 PM