Safety Links

Beef Industry Food Safety Council

Beef Industry Food Safety Council

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)  

Beef from Farm to Table: Information about the safe handling, preparation, cooking and storage of beef.

Safe Minimum Internal Temperature Chart: Temperature guidelines to keep food safe.

Keep Food Safe: Food safety basics.

Cost Estimates of Foodborne Illnesses

Microbiological Testing Program for Escherichia coli O157:H7 and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)

2015 FSIS Compliance Guideline for Validating Cooking Instructions for Mechanically Tenderized Beef Products

USDA Food Safety Inspection Service  

Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Disease Control

Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network: The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) provides a foundation for food safety policy and illness prevention in the United States.

CDC Grand Rounds: Getting Smart About Antibiotics. This is another in a series of occasional Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports titled CDC Grand Rounds. These reports are based on grand rounds presentations at CDC on high-profile issues in public health science, practice, and policy. 

Preliminary Incidence and Trends of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. Sites, 2006–2014

Other Links 

BSE Information  

FMD Information  

Text Books