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Findings from CDC’s National Environmental Assessment Reporting System

Posted on May 06, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Most foodborne outbreaks occur in retail food establishments like restaurants. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at 403 foodborne outbreaks reported to CDC’s National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS). An environmental assessment is an important part of outbreak investigations. It can determine how and why germs got into the environment and spread […]

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