Bacteria from humans and animals continue to show resistance to antimicrobials, which is one of the world’s biggest threats to public health and often involves the food chain according to a new report from two European public health agencies.

The report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention…

I can hear the wailing and gnashing of teeth over such an un-American suggestion.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the creation of yet another multiagency task force in North Carolina “to evaluate the preventive measures that were in place during the 2011 state fair and to identify additional interventions that could…

Hand washing is paramount after handling animals in public places, according to new guidelines on animal handling from the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NAPHV).

pettingzoorisks-featured.jpgThis month the association released updated recommendations on how to prevent the spread of disease from live animals to humans in public settings. The compendium of measures to curb …

At least 45,000 illnesses and 32 deaths resulted from 5,332 outbreaks of contaminated food during 2008 in the European Union, a new report says.

Those are among the findings of the recently published 2008 Annual Report on Zoonoses and Foodborne Outbreaks by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention …