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Can I Eat This? App Wins Award of Excellence

“Can I Eat This?” mobile appThe “Can I Eat This?” mobile app, a helpful tool for international travelers, received an Award of Excellence from the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC). The Travelers’ Health Branch of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention entered its mobile app into the 2015 NAGC awards competition.

The CDC Travelers’ Health Branch sought an app to help travelers make safe food and drink choices and tasked ORAU with designing iPhone and Android versions of the app. To begin, the ORAU team researched available travel apps to identify gaps in the marketplace. Then, the ORAU team advised on content, designed graphics for screens, located images, built mock-ups, and coordinated with app developers to test functionality and quality.

The “Can I Eat This?” mobile app has received favorable reviews from international travelers because of its convenience and ease of use. The app works with iOS and Android devices, and can be downloaded at the following links: