Almost 400 foodborne outbreaks occurred in Germany last year, according to a report. Most outbreaks with high evidence were caused by raw milk.

A total of 389 outbreaks involved at least 2,277 illnesses, 412 hospitalizations and four deaths. Salmonella was implicated in two deaths and Verotoxin-producing E. coli (VTEC) and
Continue Reading Campylobacter and Salmonella behind most outbreaks in Germany

Ireland is in the midst of one of its largest E. coli O157 outbreaks ever, with hundreds having been infected, according to a food safety expert.

Alan Reilly, former chief executive of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, told Food Safety News he wants to draw the attention of the
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Germany and the United Kingdom accounted for almost half of STEC/VTEC cases in 2016, according to European statistics. The two countries also reported the most number of cases in 2015.

A total of 6,619 confirmed cases of infections with Shiga-toxin/verocytotoxin-producing E. coli (STEC/VTEC) were recorded in Europe in 2016, the
Continue Reading Data show Germany, UK reported almost half of E. coli infections in EU

An outbreak of E. coli O157 Verotoxin-producing E. coli (VETC) which sickened 22 people at the SSE Hydro concert venue in Glasgow, Scotland, earlier this year was caused by undercooked beef burgers, according to a report from the Public Health Protection Unit, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The report states
Continue Reading NHS Report: E. coli Outbreak at Scottish Concert Venue Caused by Undercooked Burgers