The number of foodborne outbreaks reported in Germany halved in 2020, according to a report, but did include a large Salmonella outbreak linked to imported dried coconut.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) and Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) said a factor in the decline was the
Continue Reading Recorded outbreaks plummet in Germany in 2020; pandemic was likely a factor

A Salmonella Muenchen outbreak linked to fresh alfalfa sprouts from a Kansas grower now includes 13 people from four states, spurring federal officials to join the investigation. Five of the sick people have required hospitalization, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which posted its first report on
Continue Reading Salmonella outbreak linked to Kansas sprouts reaches Pennsylvania

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is working with state public health, veterinary, and agriculture officials, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to investigate four multi-state outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry. As of June 29, 2015,
Continue Reading CDC: 181 People in 40 States Infected With Salmonella From Contact With Live Poultry