There were 11 foodborne outbreaks in Scotland this past year with almost 50 people falling ill.

Salmonella and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) were the most frequently reported organisms.

Findings come from the Health Protection Scotland (HPS), part of Public Health Scotland (PHS), annual surveillance report on bacterial, protozoal and
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More than 30 people are sick in Sweden and several other European countries from a rare strain of Salmonella. Officials will not say what other countries are involved or how many people are sick outside Sweden.

Since the middle of September, 33 Salmonella Mikawasima infections have been linked by whole
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