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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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Human botulism is rare in France but levels have remained stable in recent years, according to a study.

Botulism is a notifiable disease in the country through a case-based passive surveillance system. All reports of human botulism are recorded by health authorities through Santé Publique France and cases are confirmed by

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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.

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