Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED)

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Learn more about the division's key accomplishments to protect the public's health.

CDC's foodborne and waterborne surveillance systems help detect and prevent disease and outbreaks.

CDC's foodborne and waterborne surveillance systems help detect and prevent disease and outbreaks.

CDC Expert Commentaries provide guidance for health professionals on foodborne, fungal, and waterborne illnesses.

CDC Expert Commentaries provide guidance for health professionals on foodborne, fungal, and waterborne illnesses.

We work around the globe with ministries of health and other public health partners in nearly 40 countries.

We work around the globe with ministries of health and other public health partners in nearly 40 countries.