Campylobacter was found at most beef cattle farms and a quarter of them had Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, according to a Dutch study.

The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) investigated in 2017 how often some pathogens occurred
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Dutch researchers have advised freezing filet americain to reduce infection risk from the microscopic parasite Toxoplasma.

If filet americain, known in the United States as steak tartare, is frozen for a minimum of 48 hours at a temperature of minus 12 degrees, a Toxoplasma infection can be prevented. Steak tartare
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Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) infections are at the lowest level since 2009, according to Dutch surveillance statistics.

In 2017, 393 patients with STEC infection were reported, compared with more than 600 in 2016. Some of this decline is likely because of a change in reporting criteria from July
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