From Inspector to Investigator Training Video

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Watch our short training video on finding the factors that contribute to outbreaks of foodborne illness.

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Learn about contributing factors with our short video

Identify practices and factors that contribute to outbreaks‎

Finding the factors that lead to outbreaks—and their underlying causes—requires a different approach and mindset than performing a routine inspection. Identifying contributing factors in foodborne illness outbreaks can help stop them and prevent them in the future.
Graphic of three types of contributing factors: contamination, proliferation, and survival.
Our video covers the three types of contributing factors and how to identify them in an outbreak investigation.

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