In May 2012 the Global Foodborne Infections Network had 1062 members from 184 Member States and territories.
Activities directed towards member institutions:
- participation in regional training courses on foodborne disease surveillance
- participation in external quality assurance programmes on serotyping and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Salmonella and the identification of Campylobacter and Shigella.
- reference testing of selected foodborne pathogens
- provision of technical information and methodological support and help in identifying reliable and affordable sources of antisera