Researchers in Finland have detailed an E. coli outbreak in 2016 with more than 230 cases linked to rocket salad, known as arugula salad by U.S. consumers.

In August 2016, an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) and enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC) with 237 cases occurred in the Helsinki area of Finland. Gastroenteritis cases…

Implementing whole genome sequencing at the European level could save up to five months in detecting multi-country Listeria outbreaks, according to a recent study.

More than half of severe listeriosis cases in the European Union are part of clusters, many of which are not detected fast enough by the current surveillance system. The study, led…

Two distinct Hepatitis A virus strains are causing infections in travelers returning from Morocco, according to researchers.

From January to June 2018, two outbreaks are ongoing affecting people coming back from Morocco and cases in Europe without travel history, resulting in 163 patients in eight European countries.  In the first cluster, 55 cases of Hepatitis…

No country wants to learn an E. coli serotype not previously associated much with human illness is making people sick — again. Especially when it wasn’t ever known to be a resident strain in the country until three years ago.

The new reality in the United Kingdom is the O55:H7 serotype, which scientists say is…

A group of French tourists returned home from Turkey last fall with diarrheal illnesses, and two of them developed a life-threatening kidney disease linked to the foodborne pathogen E. coli.

Now French health officials have completed an investigation into this illness cluster and say the two women were infected with a strain of E. coli …