Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)

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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More than 1,000 product warnings, recalls and notices for food, food contact materials, cosmetics and toys were published in Austria between 2010 and 2019.

The main reasons were residues, microorganisms and contamination by foreign material. Most commonly affected products included toys, cereal products, meat products and dairy.

During this period,
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Production at a German meat company linked to a Listeria outbreak has temporarily been shut down by authorities.

Officials in the Waldeck-Frankenberg district of Germany closed the production facility of Wilke Waldecker Fleisch-und Wurstwaren in Twistetal, Berndorf. The company has recalled all of its products except canned food as investigations
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