The Food and Drug Administration has released an update on its work to develop a strategy to help prevent Cronobacter sakazakii illnesses related to powdered infant formula.

The agency is working on the strategy as part of its response to an outbreak of illnesses and the subsequent temporary closure of

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The CDC has announced it will begin tracking infections caused by cronobacter, which was behind an outbreak in 2021-22 among babies and caused an infant formula shortage that plagued the nation for months.

The council is the body that recommends what diseases are “reportable.” That list already includes illnesses from

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This week there were three hearings in Washington D.C. addressing the infant formula shortage and the reasons behind it. FDA officials were pressed about the failure of leadership and disorganization of the recall by Abbott Nutrition. The FDA refused to take food safety seriously and now the

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food safety education month

Anytime you think you are seriously ill, seek medical attention. And if you think food caused your illness, make sure it gets reported. Most foodborne illnesses are “reportable,” which means your doctor lets the local health department know about them.

That’s how you might become a

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