May 29, 2022

Reference: CDC’s Foodborne Outbreak Online Database (Food)

Direct to Database

The FOOD tool is a web-based platform for searching CDC’s Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System database. FOOD provides access to national information and is intended to be used for limited descriptive summaries of outbreak data [back to 1998]. Please see the FOOD FAQ and CDC’s Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance web site for more information.

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