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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

Continue Reading Multi-country Salmonella outbreak linked to chicken from Ukraine

Updated data in Europe shows resistance to commonly used antimicrobials was frequent in Salmonella and Campylobacter isolates from humans. 

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said findings and trends were consistent with previous years.

When antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs in bacteria present in animals and

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According to a multi-agency analysis, a decline in antimicrobial consumption in Europe has been associated with a drop in overall antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Findings come from a report looking at the usage of antimicrobial agents and the occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals, such as

Continue Reading EU report shows the impact of reduced antibiotic use

More details about the impact of seven kinds of foodborne infections in Europe in 2022 have been released.

The reports cover Campylobacter, Salmonella, Yersinia, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), Listeria, Shigella, and Hepatitis A. They were published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Listeria and STEC are

Continue Reading ECDC reveals key foodborne pathogen data for 2022

Researchers have highlighted how international coordination played a role in solving a multi-country Salmonella outbreak linked to melons from Honduras.

Scientists said information sharing and harmonized data collection helped make the best use of limited resources to solve the outbreak during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Danish authorities reported a cluster of

Continue Reading Scientists claim collaboration spared resources in Salmonella outbreak

Ready-to-eat (RTE) fish products have been linked to almost 100 Listeria infections in an outbreak that started in 2011 and continued into this year, according to two European agencies.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Italy

Continue Reading Multi-year fatal Listeria outbreak linked to fish from Lithuania