A study has added to evidence of the risk posed by contaminated raw pet food to human health.

Researchers investigated whether dog food, including raw meat-based diets (RMBD), available in Portugal can be a source of Salmonella or other Enterobacteriaceae strains resistant to last-line antibiotics such as colistin.

Since 2020, there have been more

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Recent enforcement actions in Portugal have covered products including eggs, shellfish, meat, and oils.

The Food and Economic Safety Authority’s (ASAE) central regional unit recently inspected egg classification and packing centers in Leiria and Ansião.

Checks revealed that eggs, already packaged and ready for consumption, did not have all the

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Health officials in Portugal have found the reason why more than 200 people fell ill recently after eating a type of bread.

The Directorate-General of Health (DGS) said 209 cases were associated with the consumption of broa de milho (a type of cornbread) in some regions of the country since

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Health officials in Portugal have warned against eating a type of bread after almost 200 people fell sick in recent weeks.

The Directorate-General of Health (DGS) said 187 suspected cases of food poisoning have been recorded associated with the consumption of broa de milho (a type of cornbread) in certain

Continue Reading Warning issued after bread is linked to nearly 200 illnesses in Portugal