CDC Resources: Handling Fresh Produce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a dedicated webpage and an infographic on how to handle fresh produce to...

Apr 03, 2017 | Amy Chang

  • The Model Aquatic Health Code Network Celebrates One Year: Bringing Health and...

    This month marks one year since NACCHO, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the Model Aquatic...

    Mar 09, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • FDA Update: Guidance on Four Rules Implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released Draft Guidance for Industry, Describing a Hazard That Needs Control in Documents...

    Nov 10, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – The State of...

    Due to the continued application and overuse of antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance – which includes resistance among bacteria,...

    Nov 03, 2016 | Sara Chang

  • The CIFOR Toolkit: A Powerful Training Resource Advancing Foodborne Outbreak Response

    By Scott E. Holmes, REHS, MS, Environmental Public Health Manager, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department What do you get when you...

    Oct 06, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • FDA Update: Food Safety Modernization Act Compliance Dates

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving forward with implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, with the first...

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • New York City Recognizes Hepatitis Testing Day and Highlights the Important Role...

    May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of screening for...

    May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • President’s FY 2017 Budget Requests FSMA Investments in Import Safety and State...

    In his FY 2017 Budget Request, the President has proposed additional resources that include an increase of $25.3 million of new budget...

    Mar 01, 2016 | Amy Chang

  • NACCHO Launches Fracking Project with Associated Webpage and Resources

    By Nick Oschman, former NACCHO Environmental Health Intern NACCHO has launched a new webpage to support its project on hydraulic...

    Nov 23, 2015 | Guest Author

  • CDC Resources: Handling Fresh Produce

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a dedicated webpage and an infographic on how to handle fresh produce to avoid the risk of food poisoning. These resources feature step by step instructions on how to clean, prepare, and store fresh fruits and vegetables. Other useful information includes a list of populations particularly vulnerable […]

    Apr 03, 2017 | Amy Chang

    The Model Aquatic Health Code Network Celebrates One Year: Bringing Health and Safety to a Pool Near You

    This month marks one year since NACCHO, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network. Established to improve safety standards across U.S. public pools, waterparks, and spas, the joint initiative promotes the implementation of the MAHC among state and local health departments. First introduced by […]

    Mar 09, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    FDA Update: Guidance on Four Rules Implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released Draft Guidance for Industry, Describing a Hazard That Needs Control in Documents Accompanying the Food as Required by Four Rules Implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This guidance is intended for any entity that is subject to certain provisions (in part 117, part 507, the produce safety […]

    Nov 10, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – The State of Disease Surveillance

    Due to the continued application and overuse of antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance – which includes resistance among bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi – is a growing threat to human health and an increasingly critical component of the Global Health Security Agenda. This blog series will explore monitoring and measurement systems for antimicrobial use and resistance, the […]

    Nov 03, 2016 | Sara Chang

    The CIFOR Toolkit: A Powerful Training Resource Advancing Foodborne Outbreak Response

    By Scott E. Holmes, REHS, MS, Environmental Public Health Manager, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department What do you get when you bring together over 60 public health professionals specializing in environmental health, epidemiology, and laboratory sciences, representing 15 different local and state agencies to discuss how to improve foodborne outbreak response in Nebraska? A major “reboot”...

    Oct 06, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    FDA Update: Food Safety Modernization Act Compliance Dates

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving forward with implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, with the first major compliance dates beginning this month for large food facilities. While the major provisions of FSMA rules are being implemented as planned, the FDA recently issued a final rule that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions […]

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    New York City Recognizes Hepatitis Testing Day and Highlights the Important Role LHDs Play in Addressing Viral Hepatitis

    May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of screening for hepatitis B and C. It is estimated that up to 5 million Americans have viral hepatitis, but less than a third of people with chronic hepatitis B and just half of those with chronic […]

    May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    President’s FY 2017 Budget Requests FSMA Investments in Import Safety and State Partnerships on Produce Safety

    In his FY 2017 Budget Request, the President has proposed additional resources that include an increase of $25.3 million of new budget authority to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). With these funds, the FDA plans to focus on two key areas: National Integrated Food Safety System – $11.3 million The requested funding […]

    Mar 01, 2016 | Amy Chang

    NACCHO Launches Fracking Project with Associated Webpage and Resources

    By Nick Oschman, former NACCHO Environmental Health Intern NACCHO has launched a new webpage to support its project on hydraulic fracturing—colloquially called fracking—and provide local health departments with the tools, resources, and education they need to protect the health of their communities. Resources will focus on the role local health departments play in fracking education, legislation,...

    Nov 23, 2015 | Guest Author

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