Scientists have traced the source of a multi-year Listeria outbreak in Finland to ready-to-eat, plant-based food products, including fava beans.

Six cases were reported to the Finnish Infectious Diseases Registry between 2015 and 2019. Patient interviews and hospital menus were used to target traceback investigations of implicated foods. In 2021

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One person in Sweden has fallen ill after incorrectly preparing chickpeas and beans that were not labelled correctly.

Sweden issued a Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) notification after a report from the Sollentuna authority that a person had fallen ill. It was initially thought to be food
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