ConSup North America Inc. of Lincoln Park, NJ is recalling approximately 85,984 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) sliced prosciutto ham product produced in Germany without the benefit of equivalent inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The problem was discovered when Germany’s Federal Office

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Researchers in Germany have provided an initial evaluation into the microbial quality of plant-based “meat.”

The microbiological status of 10 raw plant-based ground meat products was assessed. Items produced by different companies made from soy, pea, oats, or wheat were obtained in 2021 from Kiel, northern Germany stores.

Total bacterial

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Ready-to-eat (RTE) fish products have been linked to almost 100 Listeria infections in an outbreak that started in 2011 and continued into this year, according to two European agencies.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Italy

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Germany has revealed results from several control programs looking at poultry meat, olives, raw milk cheese, and squid.

As part of 2022 zoonoses monitoring, Campylobacter and Salmonella were detected more often in fattening ducks than in broiler chickens. It was the first time ducks had been included in testing, according

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Eleven countries, including the United States, have recorded almost 150 Salmonella infections that could be linked to tomatoes.

Since January 2023, 149 cases of Salmonella Strathcona have been reported. Germany has the most patients, with 47, while Italy has 34. Most people fell sick between August and October.

The U.S.

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