A Listeria outbreak that affected more than 50 people was the biggest fish-product-related incident in Germany, according to researchers.

The large listeriosis outbreak with 55 cases affected Germany, Austria, Denmark, and Switzerland during 2020 and 2021. Three people died.

Investigations of food samples identified Listeria monocytogenes from smoked rainbow trout

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Danish officials have linked an outbreak of Salmonella to eggs produced in the country.

The Statens Serum Institut (SSI), Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (Fødevarestyrelsen) and DTU Food Institute investigated the outbreak which saw half of the 18 patients hospitalized.

The same type of Salmonella was found in environmental samples
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Three European countries have recorded Listeria infections with fish being investigated as the source.

Germany has reported 30 infections and, since November, two people in Austria and one person in Denmark has contracted the same strain of listeriosis.

In Germany, patients were notified and transmitted to the Robert Koch Institute
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