More details about the impact of seven kinds of foodborne infections in Europe in 2022 have been released.

The reports cover Campylobacter, Salmonella, Yersinia, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), Listeria, Shigella, and Hepatitis A. They were published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Listeria and STEC are

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Scientists have looked at Campylobacter in France over the past two decades.

Campylobacter surveillance involves Santé publique France, the National Reference Center for Campylobacter and Helicobacter, the General Directorate for Food (DGAL), the General Directorate for Concurrence, Consumption and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), the National Reference Laboratory for Campylobacter and medical

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Two weeks after the company began receiving reports of liver failure the FDA has announced it is investigating an outbreak of “adverse reactions” to Daily Harvest brand French Lentil & Leek Crumbles.

As of June 28 the Food and Drug Administration had received at least 133 reports of what it

Continue Reading FDA officially names Daily Harvest crumbles as being under investigation for illnesses

Investigators with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue to look into a nationwide outbreak of hepatitis infections among children. The cause of the infections remains unknown.

As of May 18, there have been 180 patients identified, an increase of 71 from the most recent report on May 5,
Continue Reading CDC says hepatitis cases of unknown origin in children increase dramatically

The CDC and other public health agencies are investigating a cluster of hepatitis illnesses among children in 25 states. The outbreak is thought to be part of an international situation that has seen more than 200 children sickened.

In the United States there have been 109 patients identified since October
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The United States and several other countries are investigating an increase of hepatitis infections in young children.

Since November 2021, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are probing illnesses of nine children less than 10 years old.

These children had symptoms of
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Although the COVID-19 pandemic dominated the news in terms of illnesses, foodborne pathogens also sickened people across the United States in 2021. Packaged leafy greens were behind four outbreaks.

Two outbreaks of infections from Listeria monocytogenes were announced earlier this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Both
Continue Reading 2021 outbreaks included fresh produce, cured meats, poultry and frozen shrimp

The FDA has closed an investigation of an outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes without being able to identify a source.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had not posted any information on the outbreak as of Wednesday afternoon.

The outbreak sickened at least 20 people, but the update
Continue Reading FDA declares Listeria outbreak over with source not identified; three other investigations remain open

The Food and Drug Administration is currently investigating four foodborne illness outbreaks.

Traceback work is underway in three of the outbreaks. On-site inspections and sample testing has been initiated in all four outbreaks according to information reported Wednesday by the FDA.

The table below shows ongoing outbreak investigations being managed
Continue Reading FDA continues to investigate outbreaks linked to water, seafood, onions and an unknown source