THE CENTER FOR FOODBORNE ILLNESS RESEARCH & PREVENTION

Our mission is to advance a stronger, science-based food safety system that

prevents foodborne illness and protects public health.

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CDC's PulseNet Database

CFI joins other health and consumer groups supporting additional funding for CDC’s PulseNET database.  PulseNET is an important tool used in identifying emerging foodborne pathogens and in detecting national foodborne illness outbreaks.  Read the letters sent to the Chairs of the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies.

 

2015 IAFP Presentation

Dr. Tanya Roberts presented a poster at the 2015 International Association of Food Protection Conference.  CFI's poster  highlights economic incentives and improved surveillance as tools for improving the accountability and control of  foodborne diseases.

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CDC has identified preventing foodborne illness as one of the winnable battles. But we can only win if people understand that food safety matters. You can help CFI spread the word.

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Meet CFI's Team

Read more about Barb Kowalcyk and CFI, what we do and how you can get involved in helping to promote food safety.

 

Explore CFI’s online library for useful information and links about food safety and foodborne illness.

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