USDA Study Aims to Facilitate Traceability During Foodborne Outbreak Investigations

April 8, 2022 USDA ARS

Scientists with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) aim to enhance the capacity of regulatory agencies to trace Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 back to its source during a foodborne outbreak investigation by studying how the DNA of a specific population of this bacterium gradually evolves within its natural environment. 

FDA to Hold Webinar on the Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan

March 25, 2022 FDA

Please join the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a webinar on April 13, 2022 at 2 p.m. on the Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan that the agency released in early December 2021.

PMA Statement: CDC and FDA declare 3rd E. coli outbreak over

December 23, 2020 Produce Marketing Association

In response to the CDC’s most recent update to their E. coli outbreak investigation, PMA has shared the following statement: