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CDC captures national foodborne outbreak data from local and state public health departments then analyzes and makes it publically available online.

Foodborne disease outbreak surveillance tracks and reports the foods, germs, and settings where outbreaks occur and increases our understanding of its impact on human health. This is the first step towards prevention. More

Foodborne Outbreak Tracking and Reporting Topics

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Captures, evaluates, and reports national foodborne disease outbreak data

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Learn about CDC’s online systems for reporting and accessing foodborne outbreak data…

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Get quick information and answers to frequently asked questions about foodborne outbreaks…

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Investigates and tracks outbreaks to identify associated foods, pathogens, and settings…

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Provides key information about foods, pathogens, and settings linked to foodborne outbreaks…

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Take advantage of these web, print, and graphic resources for foodborne outbreaks…

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