CDC Telebriefing: CDC data show limited progress in reducing foodborne infections in 2013

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What

Release of “Incidence and Trends of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly through Food — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 Sites, 2006–2013,” which will be published in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Who

Robert Tauxe, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Director, CDC Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases

David Goldman, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Administrator, Office of Public Health Science, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service

Stephen Ostroff, M.D., Acting Chief Scientist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

When

Thursday, April 17, 2013 at Noon ET (Content is embargoed until Thursday, April 17, at 1 p.m. ET)

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