More than 2,500 confirmed cases of Listeria and 220 deaths were reported in Europe in 2017, according to a new report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
More than 90,000 laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella and 150 deaths were reported in Europe in 2017, according to a new report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
A system in Hungary to prevent a repeat of the deadly Listeria outbreak traced to a frozen vegetable factory in the country in 2018 is working well, according to those involved.
The Hungarian Deep Freezing…
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Nearly 700 professionals met in Seville this past week to talk about Spain’s largest ever Listeria outbreak, which occurred in 2019.
The Minister of Health and Families, Jesús Aguirre, opened the International Symposium on the…
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The number of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections in Europe jumped last year while the increasing trend of Listeria cases continued, according to an annual report on zoonoses.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and…
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The number of people getting sick, being hospitalized and dying in foodborne outbreaks in Europe increased in 2018, according to the annual report on zoonoses.
Salmonella caused almost one in three outbreaks last year with…
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A European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control project has recognized the important role of the community in public health emergency preparedness and response.
The report presents findings of a case study into outbreaks of…
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An assessment by two European agencies has confirmed a Listeria outbreak from cold meat in the Netherlands and Belgium.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) found…
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The United Kingdom has been hit hardest in a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella that has affected nearly 200 people.
Five European countries are investigating 192 Salmonella Mikawasima infections identified by whole genome sequencing (WGS).
More than 30 people are sick in Sweden and several other European countries from a rare strain of Salmonella. Officials will not say what other countries are involved or how many people are sick outside…
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