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Resources for Public Health Partners: Foodborne Illness Investigation

This page contains information related to foodborne illness investigation for FSIS’ local, state, federal, and international public health partners.

Notify FSIS of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Please notify FSIS as soon as possible of illness outbreaks potentially associated with FSIS-regulated products (including meat, poultry, and processed egg products) through the points of contact provided below.

When notifying FSIS of a foodborne illness outbreak, provide as many details about the outbreak and the investigation as possible, as outlined here: Information Helpful to FSIS During Foodborne Illness Investigations.

Recommendations for Including FSIS in Foodborne Illness Outbreak Response Procedures

Information in this recommended template may be adapted by public health partners for including FSIS in foodborne illness outbreak response procedures.

FSIS Points of Contact and Information Related to Foodborne Illness

Listed below, by foodborne illness–related topic, are primary FSIS program areas with relevant contact information, FSIS Directives and Notices (FSIS policies and procedures), and additional resources. (FSIS Directives and Notices are provided in PDF.)

Epidemiology and Laboratory Analysis of Suspect Food Products

Office of Public Health Science (OPHS) | E-mail: FoodborneDiseaseReports@usda.gov

Traceback/Traceforward Investigations of Suspect Food Products

Office of Investigation, Enforcement, and Audit (OIEA) – Regional Contacts

Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Inspection and Recalls

Office of Field Operations (OFO) – District Office (Regional) Contacts

Significant Incident Preparedness and Response Staff (SIPRS)

Media Inquiries/Press Release Coordination

Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education (OPACE) | E-mail: Press@fsis.usda.gov; Phone: (202) 720-9113

Consumer Complaint Reporting and Investigation
Sharing Investigative Information with Partners
Other Resources

 

Short URL for this page: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/phpartners

Last Modified Feb 19, 2019