Foodborne Outbreak & Emergency Response Committee

About the committee

A forum for discussion on foodborne outbreak and emergency response issues, and to coordinate Health officials member activities, as well as find a proactive role for the committee on CIFOR, NoroCORE, and other food illness response efforts.

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Committee Charges

Charge 1

Track efforts of NoroCORE, CIFOR, InFORM, FoodNet, Centers for Excellence, and EHS-Net and report these efforts to the AFDO Board. Send topics of interest to AFDO members to the AFDO staff for inclusion in eNews.

Charge 2

During major multistate outbreaks, look for opportunities to provide talking points to state and local program managers on the outbreak.

Charge 3

Creation of a training guide or catalogue of trainings (based on the crosswalk.)

Charge 4

Best Practices or Guidance on Hepatitis A to be posted on the AFDO website followed by a webinar that’s recorded and made available for future viewing.

Charge 5

Traceability challenges- what is going well with traceability? Create a 1 pager on best practices for traceability.

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