EHS-Net Study Tools

Study tools describe in detail how the studies were conducted. The tools can include study protocols, data collection instruments, and data collection instructions. When applicable, these studies were reviewed before initiation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Institutional Review Board at its Human Research Protection Office and the Office of Management and Budget for Paperwork Reduction Act compliance.

These study tools are posted to increase transparency and aid future research. We strongly encourage you to read the publications based on these studies before reviewing these study tools or using them to develop your own studies.

Foods Linked to Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
Practices Linked to Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
Other Food Safety Studies