Editor’s note: CIDRAP News originally published this report by Chris Dall on Dec. 15, 2016.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week published new estimates of the incidence of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella infections in the United States, putting the burden at about 6,200 cases annually.

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Continue Reading Half of antibiotic resistant Salmonella cases from 4 serotypes

To read the entire report, click on the image. A new federal government report on antibiotic resistance in foodborne pathogens reveals that multidrug resistance in a common Salmonella serotype remains above 40 percent and that this resistance more than doubled between 2011 and 2014. According to the “NARMS 2014 Human Isolates Surveillance Report,” this level of resistance
Continue Reading NARMS reports antibiotic resistance in Salmonella remains high

Certain poultry producers have a few extra weeks to beef up their pathogen reduction programs, which were scheduled to face new Salmonella and Campylobacter testing beginning in May. raw-chicken-legs-406 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) won’t begin assessing whether poultry operations are meeting new pathogen reduction standards
Continue Reading Feds delay poultry testing; expect many operations to fail

A new interim report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) measuring antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella isolated from raw retail meat and poultry found both encouraging and concerning trends. http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-salmonella-food-poisoning-concept-awareness-prevention-image33467602The report included whole-genome sequencing data for the first time, FDA noted, and analyzed data from January 2014 through June
Continue Reading Good and bad news about Salmonella in retail meat, poultry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released its 2012-2013 National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Integrated Report. The new collection of data on antimicrobial resistance patterns in bacteria isolated from humans, retail meats and animals at slaughter includes interactive graphs. NARMS is a partnership between FDA, the Centers
Continue Reading Federal Report on Antimicrobial Trends Gets Interactive Update

Antibiotic resistance in some types of Salmonella infections is increasing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published data Tuesday on the resistance in foodborne pathogens from human isolates. The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) tracks changes in the antibiotic resistance of six types of common foodborne germs
Continue Reading CDC: Antibiotic Resistance Increasing in Certain Salmonella Serotypes

According to a federal report released Monday, there’s some “encouraging” news regarding antimicrobial resistance in foodborne pathogens. The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System’s (NARMS) published its 2012 Retail Meat Report and an interim report for 2013 solely focused on Salmonella. http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-raw-chicken-drumsticks-close-up-image45080472The reports stated that there was a decrease in
Continue Reading FDA Finds ‘Encouraging’ News in Antimicrobial Resistance in Retail Meat