The latest Salmonella concerns mark the United States' worst foodborne outbreak in over a decade. Exactly how are outbreaks of foodborne illness identified? How are specific food products linked to specific illnesses? How can we stop the spread of these outbreaks? Host Dr. Jennifer Shu examines these questions and more with Dr. Ian Williams, chief of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's OutbreakNet, a network of epidemiologists and other public health officials who investigate foodborne outbreaks and other enteric illnesses.