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Feature stories arranged by topic that provide helpful information about protecting you and your family from infectious disease.

Foodborne Illness and Food Safety

Fresh produce

Chicken and Food Poisoning – September 11, 2017

Prevent Food Poisoning – September 1, 2017

Fruit and Vegetable Safety – August 7, 2017

Antibiotic Resistance, Food, and Food-Producing Animals – July 24, 2017

Salmonella and Food – July 5, 2017

Oysters and Vibriosis – June 26, 2017

Home Canning and Botulism – June 19, 2017

Solve Foodborne Outbreaks – June 14, 2017

Salmonella and Eggs – May 24, 2017

Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli & Food Safety – May 4, 2017

Be Food Safe: Protect Yourself from Food Poisoning – April 18, 2017

Take Care with Pet Reptiles and Amphibians – April 3, 2017

Keeping Backyard Poultry – March 31, 2017

14 Tips for a Healthy Valentine’s Dinner – February 10, 2017

Raw (Unpasteurized) Milk – February 22, 2017

Game Day Food Safety Tips – February 1, 2017

Preparing Chitlins Safely – December 19, 2016

Prevent Illness from C. perfringens – December 14, 2016

Food Safety Tips for the Holidays – November 28, 2016

Say No to Raw Dough! – November 22, 2016

Global Networks Make Food Safer – October 5, 2016

Food Safety Smarts – September 2, 2016

Food Safety at Fairs and Festivals – June 22, 2016

New CDC Data on Foodborne Disease Outbreaks – May 27, 2015

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Stay Safe Drinking—or Playing In—Water

Safety Around Animals & Pets

Group of school children and a teacher looking at a goldfish in a fish bowl

Pet Food Safety – October 16, 2017

Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet – September 6, 2017

Take a Bite Out of Rabies! – September 25, 2017

The Burden of Rabies – September 25, 2017

Animals in Schools and Daycare Settings – August 28, 2017

Healthy Pets and People – May 8, 2017

Pets and International Travel – May 8, 2017

Stay Safe at Animal Exhibits – May 8, 2017

Obesity and Pets – November 7, 2016

Hunters: Protect Yourself from Brucellosis – September 1, 2016

Take Care with Pet Reptiles and Amphibians – August 3, 2016

Keeping Backyard Poultry – July 22, 2016

Leptospirosis Risk in Outdoor Activities – July 5, 2016

Risk of Human Salmonella Infections from Live Baby Poultry – April 14, 2016

Rabies on the Move: Rabies Control Across the Globe – September 16, 2015

Preventing Dog Bites – May 18, 2015

Protect Your Family from Rabies – July 28, 2014

Take Caution When Bats Are Near – April 14, 2014

Got Mice? Seal, Trap, and Clean Up to Control Rodents – September 30, 2013

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Preventing Bug Bites

Mosquito

Stop Ticks – June 27, 2017

Prevent Lyme Disease – May 1, 2017

Avoid Dengue by Preventing Mosquito Bites – March 7, 2017

Avoid Mosquito Bites while Traveling – December 7, 2016

Avoid Mosquito Bites – December 7, 2016

RMSF is Deadly, Yet Preventable – October 7, 2016

West Nile Virus – August 26, 2016

It’s open season on ticks! – November 4, 2015

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Good Hygiene

Information about Specific Infectious Diseases

Global Health

Kakuma Refugee Camp

Global Networks Make Food Safer – October 5, 2016

World Refugee Day – June 20, 2016

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