Food Poisoning News in the USA

News regarding food poisoning outbreaks in United States

Food Poisoning and Food Safety

Food Poisoning Updates

The CDC reports there are approximately 48 million cases of food born illness annually in the U.S.  caused by pathogens such as Norovirus, Campylobacter, E. coli, Listeria, and Salmonella.  About 1-in-6 Americans will get food poisoning each year


 Hazard analysis and critical control points is the systematic approach to preventing biological, chemical, and physical hazards during the manufacture and processing of foods.   National Food Safety Expert: Dr. Fadi Aramouni  

FDA and CDC Activities

U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention work with State and Local Health Agencies to Keep Food Safe in America.  For a list of Agencies to Report food Poisoning, click here.

Product Recalls: Food Poisoning

Recalls are usually voluntary, and occur following a positive test for one of the known pathogens.  Routine testing of meat by the FSIS, FDA, or  local food agency can initiate a recall.

Food Safety and Nutrition

Food Safety in the U.S. is a partnership between the U.S. government, responsible companies, and the economic forces that mepenalize poorly operated food companies and rewards those with a track record of food safety. 

Food Borne Illness Outbreaks

Outbreaks include any multiple illness scenario traced to a communicable disease.  Most food poisoning outbreaks are preventable through proper sanitation, personal hygiene,and careful application of good manufacturing practices (GMP)


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