Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED)
FoodNet report summarizes 2019 preliminary findings for eight pathogens commonly transmitted through food.
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CDC scientists use advanced technology to detect foodborne disease.
Our mission is to improve public health nationally and internationally through the prevention and control of disease, disability, and death caused by foodborne, waterborne, and environmentally transmitted infections.
- Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Wood Ear Mushrooms
Announced September 2020
- Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Peaches
Announced August 2020
- Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Onions
Announced July 2020
- Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry
Announced May 2020
- Outbreak of Multidrug-resistant Campylobacter Infections Linked to Pet Store Puppies
Announced December 2019
- How Are Foodborne Outbreaks Investigated?
- EID: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Investigations of Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli Outbreaks Linked to Leafy Greens
- Lettuce, other leafy greens and food safety
- Staying healthy when swimming in an ocean, lake, or river
- MMWR: Outbreaks Associated With Untreated Recreational Water
- MMWR: Update on Extensively Drug-Resistant Salmonella Typhi Infections
- MMWR: Preliminary Incidence and Trends of Infections With Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food, FoodNet, 2016-2019