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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Health authorities across Australia are investigating several Listeria infections.

Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria officials are studying three different clusters.

A brand of shredded chicken was revealed as the probable source of one nationwide Listeria outbreak. The product is used mainly by restaurants, cafes, and hospitals.

Queensland Health officials

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Later infections in a deadly Listeria outbreak traced to sandwiches served in hospitals in England could have been prevented, according to an investigation into the incident.

The first outbreak patient in April 2019 was not confirmed for almost two months because Public Health England did not get the isolate for
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