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Welcome Chad Bailey
We are pleased to announce that Mr. Chad Bailey has joined the Florida Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence as our liaison.
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CDC Releases An Atlas of Salmonella in the United States, 1968-2011
An Atlas of Salmonella in the United States, 1968-2011 is the first-of-its-kind report that charts over 40 years of laboratory-confirmed surveillance data on 32 Salmonella serotypes. The report includes analyses by age, sex, season, and geography, do
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FOOD SAFETY a NACCHO Winnable Battle
The National Association of County & City Health Officials is highlighting food safety as a Winnable Battle and has posted resource links.
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UF Survey: Floridians Rank Food Safety Top Concern
Food safety was topped only by the economy and health care in a recent survey of 510 Floridians by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
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FL, GA, Puerto Rico, & US Virgin Islands Under Citrus Greening Quarintine
Attempts have been made with little success to slow the spread of the Huanglongbing, a bacterial disease spread by a tiny psyllid that is devastating citrus groves around the world. Partial quarantines are in place among other citrus growing states.
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UF Researcher Recieves Grant to Combat Citrus Greening
Ariena van Bruggen, a UF plant pathology professor, received the award so she can study the best strategies to combat citrus greening.
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UF Study Finds Difference in Salmonella Susceptibility in Tomatoes
A Plos One journal article published in December 2013 by University of Florida researchers has found green tomatoes are less susceptible to Salmonella compared to their red counterparts.
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CDC to Launch New Food Safety Surveillance and Training Tools
This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research identifying gaps in the education of restaurant workers and in public health surveillance. In particular, researchers found that food preparation and handling...
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Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence Southeastern Regional Meeting
Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence Southeastern Regional Partners Regional Training Program Development Meeting August 14, 2013 Regional partners of Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence gathered at the University of Florida's...
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     CDC Outbreak Feed

August 4, 2017 (Investigation Update) Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu and Salmonella Thompson Infections Linked to Imported Maradol Papayas
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July 21, 2017 (Initial Announcement) Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu Infections Linked to Yellow Maradol Papayas
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July 19, 2017 (Initial Announcement) Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Linked to Exposure to Clinical and Teaching Microbiology Laboratories
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