Thirteen people have been infected with Salmonella across Norway but the source has not yet been identified.

Folkehelseinstituttet (The Norwegian Institute of Public Health) said Salmonella Enteritidis infection has been detected in people living in several counties.

The agency is investigating with local authorities, Veterinærinstituttet (Veterinary Institute) and Mattilsynet (Norwegian Food Safety Authority).

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Norwegian authorities are investigating possible sources of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 which has affected eight people.

Folkehelseinstituttet (Norwegian Institute of Public Health) reported the illnesses began last month, with patients spread across the country. None of them have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which can develop in people with severe infections.

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An outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica has affected 18 people across Norway, according to authorities. It is the third Yersinia outbreak in the country since 2011.

Folkehelseinstituttet (Norwegian Institute of Public Health) said the source of infection is being investigated and bacteria with similar DNA profiles have been detected in all cases. The outbreak of Yersinia

Norway, where Salmonella bacteria is rare in domestic livestock and locally-produced food, is experiencing its first outbreak of salmonellosis since 2013.

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) has not been able to identify the source of the Salmonella that has recently infected at least seven people. All seven report eating at the Joe & …

Pet owners in Norway and the United Kingdom are being warned about salmonella in the recall of Natures Menu product Country Hunter 80% Farm Reared Turkey with Wholesome Fruit and Veg (frozen pet food). Nature’s Menu says the recalls involves the 1 Kg. package size with a batch code of 13122017 and a “use by”…

Officials in Norway have announced that nation’s first-ever case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), the neurological disease in cattle more commonly known as “mad cow disease,” according to Reuters. The disease was found in a 15-year-old cow that had been slaughtered for food, but no portion of the cow reached the consumer food system.…

A hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen berries has sickened as many as 56 people in 4 of Europe’s Nordic countries, according to health officials. The European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that 16 hepatitis A infections arising from the same strain of the virus have been reported in Denmark, Finland, Norway…

Scientists in Oslo say sequencing of a particular virulent strain of E. coli O103:H25, which caused an outbreak in Norway in 2006, revealed a resemblance to the 2011 German outbreak strain of E. coli O104:H4, and suggests the two strains are related.

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Writing in the online journal PLoS ONE, the researchers with the Department …