CDC Goes New-Media Crazy over Salmonella Outbreak
To wit: The nifty badge pictured here, the code for which you can copy from this page on the CDC Web site and post on your MySpace profile. Why would you do this? I have no idea. But the fact that you can do this makes me smile.
In addition, the FDA has a Twitter feed for product recalls, HHS has a product-recall blog and the CDC even has a Second Life presence. You can find out more about all the new media offerings at this page.