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A Look Into Multistate Foodborne Outbreaks  

A Look Into Multistate Foodborne Outbreaks

In January 2011, President Obama signed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law, signaling the first major update to our nation’s food safety framework since the Great Depression. This interactive graphic represents reported multistate foodborne illness outbreaks linked to FDA-regulated products since FSMA was enacted.

Added: Nov 5, 2012
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Transaction Infraction Interactive

Transaction Infraction

An interactive graphic demonstrating how banks can reorder a checking account customer’s transactions in a manner that maximizes overdraft fees.

Added:Nov 21, 2011
Fees and the Unbanked Map

Fees and the Unbanked

An interactive map highlighting the checking account practices of the 10 largest U.S. banks and the percentage of people without bank accounts in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Added:Oct 26, 2011
How Safe Are Our Food Imports? Infographic

How Safe Are Our Food Imports?

The Pew Health Group and the Center for Science in the Public Interest address the safety of imported seafood and raw produce.

Added:Oct 19, 2011
A Look Into U.S. Drug Supply Safety Infographic

A Look Into U.S. Drug Supply Safety

An overview of the complex pharmaceutical supply chain from manufacturing through distribution of the finished drug, and advances proposed policy solutions to help reduce the risks of counterfeit, adulterated and substandard drugs.

Added:Aug 12, 2011
Long on Words, Short on Protections – the Need for a Disclosure Box Infographic

Long on Words, Short on Protections – the Need for a Disclosure Box

Based on a study of checking account terms and conditions in April 2011, Pew developed a model disclosure form for checking accounts, similar to a nutrition label for food or a Schumer Box for credit card offers. 

Added:Apr 27, 2011
Checking Account Risks at a Glance Infographic

Checking Account Risks at a Glance

A graphic illustrating checking account risks at a glance, from the report "Hidden Risks: The Case for Safe and Transparent Checking Accounts"

Added:Apr 27, 2011
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Interactive

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

President Barack Obama signed the "FDA Food Safety Modernization Act" into law on January 4, 2011. This interactive graphic explains the key benefits from the law that consumers should expect to see in five important areas.

Added:Mar 8, 2011
2010 Foodborne-Illness Outbreaks by Pathogen Linked to FDA-regulated Foods Chart

2010 Foodborne-Illness Outbreaks by Pathogen Linked to FDA-regulated Foods

Foodborne-illness outbreaks have been in the news all year. The recent recall of more than a half-billion eggs contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) – which has reportedly resulted in more than 1,600 infections nationwide in 2010, to date, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – is just the latest instance in which a common food has posed a serious public-health risk.

Added:Jan 3, 2011
Health Impact Assessments Infographic

Health Impact Assessments

Health impact assessments (HIAs) use a flexible, data-driven approach that identifies the health consequences of new policies and develops practical strategies to enhance their health benefits and minimize adverse effects.

Added:Dec 1, 2010
Pathways for Transferring Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria from Farm Animals to Humans Infographic

Pathways for Transferring Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria from Farm Animals to Humans

There are four major pathways in which resistant bacteria can spread from animals to humans. Most commonly, consumers or workers handling contaminated meat can acquire the bacteria on their skin or in a cut.

Added:Oct 20, 2009