Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office

Researchers have shared details about how a Listeria outbreak in Switzerland in 2022 traced to fish was solved.

In the summer of 2022, the Federal Office of Public Health (OFSP) noticed increased reports of listeriosis cases, indicating a possible outbreak.

Twenty Listeria monocytogenes patient isolates were found to belong to an

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Some inspections of businesses are not being carried out at the correct frequency, according to the Swiss Federal Audit Office.

Auditors found national authorities in Switzerland are not ensuring that local agencies check food firms often enough. The audit was in March and April 2022 and five recommendations have been

Continue Reading Swiss audit finds massive problems; some inspections a decade late

Swiss authorities have revealed a Listeria outbreak sickened 20 and killed one person in 2022.

The Federal Office of Public Health (OFSP), Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (OSAV), and cantonal, or regional, authorities detected an outbreak of listeriosis in July 2022 and identified smoked trout as the source.


Continue Reading One died in a Swiss Listeria outbreak traced to smoked fish