Environmental Assessments Conducted as Part of a Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation 

A guide to navigating trainings and resources

Interested in newly developed foodborne outbreak investigation tools and resources? NEHA, in collaboration with CDC's Environmental Health Services Branch, the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (CO CoE), and the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center recently developed a variety of user-friendly and useful environmental assessment (EA) tools, trainings and resources for regulatory food safety programs. 

Start here: 

Environmental Assessment Training and Tools Handout - Explains each of the tools, provides guidance on when to use the tools and who the target audience is for each. Includes:

By utilizing these many great resources available, food safety programs can better prepare, respond, and prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.


Contact Alice White, alice.white@ucdenver.edu