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Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence (CoE)
Tennessee CoE

Downloadable application providing information on food preparation, handling practices, and considerations for cultural foods organized by region, faith, and processes.

Approximate Length: N/A

Requirements: None

Cost: Free


Format:
Handout
Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence (CoE)
Tennessee CoE

Downloadable application providing information on food preparation, handling practices, and considerations for cultural foods organized by region, faith, and processes.

Approximate Length: N/A

Requirements: None

Cost: Free


Format:
Handout
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Interactive, online training developed by the CDC Environmental Health Services Branch that addresses the role of environmental assessments in the context of foodborne illness outbreak investigations. The course is designed for environmental health specialists and food safety officials, utilizing simulation exercises to practice critical skills for conducting environmental assessments.

Approximate length: 8-10 hours

Requirements: Registration required, completion of preceding sections required

Cost: Free


Format:
Online Training
Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence (CoE)
Colorado CoE

As part of the Environmental Assessment Quicktrain series, this module highlights laboratory and non-laboratory techniques for identifying causative agents, types of specimens, and important considerations for the collection and submission of clinical and environmental specimens.

Approximate length: 3 minutes

Requirements: None

Cost: Free


Format:
Video
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Factors Potentially Contributing to the Contamination of Fresh Whole Cantaloupe Implicated in a Multi-State Outbreak of Listeriosis

Report highlighting the potential contributing factors identified from an on-site investigation of fresh whole cantaloupe during a multi-state Listeriosis Outbreak.

Approximate Length: 3 pages

Requirements: None
Cost: Free

 


Format:
Report
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing E.coli (STEC) Environmental Assessment

Report discussing in detail the findings from an on-site farm investigation utilizing the environmental assessment approach to identify potential contributing factors and environmental antecedents during 2010 multi-state STEC outbreak.

Approximate Length: 15 pages
Requirements: None
Cost: Free

 


Format:
Report
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

2013 Cyclosporiasis outbreak in Iowa and Nebraska

Report highlighting the findings from an on-site systems based approach used to determine how the environment may have contributed to the introduction and or transmission of Cyclosporiasis during an outbreak in Iowa and Nebraska in 2013.

Approximate Length: 13 pages

Requirements: None

Cost: Free


Format:
Report
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

Developed in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epi-Ready is a two-day in-person workshop for environmental and public health professionals with responsibility for investigation of foodborne illness outbreaks. With a team-based approach to training, Epi-Ready focuses on how to efficiently and effectively respond to an outbreak by understanding the roles and responsibilities of the disciplines involved—using the analogy of the 4-legged stool.

Approximate length: 2 days

Requirements: Registration Required

Cost: Registration Required


Format:
Online Training
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

Developed in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epi-Ready is a two-day in-person workshop for environmental and public health professionals with responsibility for investigation of foodborne illness outbreaks. With a team-based approach to training, Epi-Ready focuses on how to efficiently and effectively respond to an outbreak by understanding the roles and responsibilities of the disciplines involved—using the analogy of the 4-legged stool.

Approximate length: 2 days

Requirements: Registration Required

Cost: Registration Required


Format:
In-Person Training
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

One-page factsheet highlighting foodborne illness estimates in the United States from 2011 data. Estimates include the top 5 pathogens causing domestically acquired foodborne illness, hospitalizations, and deaths.

Approximate Length: 2 pages

Requirements: None

Cost: Free


Format:
Fact Sheet

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