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Category: Bacteria/Virus

CDC’s Vital Signs report, “Working Together to Stop Outbreaks and Make Food Safer,” shares data from multistate outbreaks, and recommendations on how government and food industry can work together to prevent foodborne illness.

Tagged: Food Safety

It’s Food Safety Education Month! Separate the myths from the facts, and practice safe food refrigeration at home.

Tagged: Food Safety | Kitchen

Get ready to pack those school lunches again! USDA has tips on how to safely pack and store kids’ lunches and snacks to prevent foodborne illness.

Did you know you can help disease detectives detect and solve foodborne disease outbreaks? Learn some ways you can help detect and solve foodborne disease outbreaks, and maybe help protect others from getting sick.


Cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by a parasite, is acquired through food or drinking water contaminated with human feces. Outbreaks are more common in the warmer months. Learn how to lower your risk.