More than 100 patients have been added to a multi-country Salmonella outbreak that began in 2021.

By mid-March 2024, 300 Salmonella Mbandaka patients have been reported, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

The United Kingdom has the most cases

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Measures taken by Estonian authorities following a Listeria outbreak have improved the fish control system, according to the European Commission.

A remote DG Sante audit, in October 2020, looked at checks to ensure smoked fish meets microbiological food safety criteria, as well as measures taken by authorities in non-compliances.

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Oatly has blamed a quality issue for recalling an oat drink in two European countries.

The company has received 29 complaints and two people reported stomach illness.

Detection of Bacillus cereus led to the recall of Oatly 1 liter in Finland and Estonia with a best before date of Dec.
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Imported chicken meat products pose a higher risk of Campylobacter infection in Estonia than domestic poultry, according to a study published recently.

Researchers found that Campylobacter prevalence and counts in fresh broiler chicken meat was significantly lower in samples of Estonian origin compared to those from Latvia and Lithuania.

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Outbreaks of norovirus in Sweden linked to shrimp from Estonia may have affected about 100 people.

Reports from local authorities have not been fully compiled yet but based on preliminary information officials believe more than 100 people have fallen sick.

It is mostly local outbreaks at workplaces where people have
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People need more information about risks related to residues of plant protection products, such as pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, in food, according to a report in Estonia.

The National Audit Office looked at whether the public is given correct and adequate information about the residues of chemicals contained in plant-based
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