Minnesota is one of 5 Integrated Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence
In 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designated Minnesota as one of five Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence. The Minnesota Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence, a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Health and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, is committed to improving training, research, continuing education, […]
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Key Points
We have created a series of brief summaries describing the key points for various foodborne outbreak detection and investigation topics. Current summaries include: 1) creating a successful foodborne illness complaint system; 2) investigating establishment sub-clusters; and 3) creating a team of student workers. More topics are being developed. Resources
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Background Exposure Data for Case-Case Comparisons
We have created a tool that provides an estimate of the background exposure rates for particular food items or other exposures. These frequencies are based on data from sporadic E. coli O157 cases that occurred in Minnesota during 2009 – 2013. FoodNet Population Survey estimates from Minnesota are also provided. Epidemiologists can use these frequencies […]
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CIFOR Target Ranges for Select Performance Measures
The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) has developed Target Ranges for select performance measures to help document and improve foodborne disease surveillance and outbreak control activities. We have compiled the Target Ranges for Minnesota and would love to assist anyone interested in collecting the CIFOR Target Range Performance Measures for their state or […]
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