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Agency Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network
Acronym FoodNet
Hierarchy Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Docs Reports; Selected Journal Articles; Selected Conference Papers
URL http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/foodnet/
Notes The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) is the principal foodborne disease component of CDC's Emerging Infections Program (EIP). Goals are to describe the epidemiology of new and emerging bacterial, parasitic, and viral foodborne pathogens; to estimate the frequency and severity of foodborne diseases that occur in the United States per year; and to determine how much foodborne illness results from eating specific foods, such as meat, poultry, and eggs.