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Food, animals suspected in Salmonella outbreaks in Sweden

Swedish public health officials are investigating an outbreak of  Salmonella that is believed to be foodborne. Since October 2017, there have been 63 cases of Salmonella Kentucky infections reported by Swedish health authorities. Of those, 37 are in Västra Götaland, nine in Uppsala, three each in Skåne and Värmland, seven in Stockholm and four in… Continue Reading

E coli O55:H7 bacteria is making people sick again in the U.K.

No country wants to learn an E. coli serotype not previously associated much with human illness is making people sick — again. Especially when it wasn’t ever known to be a resident strain in the country until three years ago. The new reality in the United Kingdom is the O55:H7 serotype, which scientists say is… Continue Reading