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French authorities have stepped up their investigations related to an E. coli outbreak in the country linked to pizzas made by Nestlé.

The latest figures from Santé publique France show 56 cases and two deaths from Buitoni brand Fraîch’Up pizzas.

The Paris prosecutor’s office opened a criminal inquiry into the
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Ferrero’s confectionery plant in Belgium that has been linked to a large Salmonella outbreak could reopen next month.

Belgian authorities stopped production at the facility in Arlon in early April. Meetings have been held between Ferrero officials, a worker’s union and the Federal Agency For the Safety of the Food
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Nestlé’s CEO has said experiences from an E. coli outbreak in France will keep the company busy for “months and years to come”.

French public health officials have confirmed 53 cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) linked to Buitoni brand Fraîch’Up pizzas and are investigating another 26 infections.

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The number of Campylobacter infections were not impacted by public health measures taken due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to French surveillance.

Data published by Santé publique France comes from the National Reference Center (CNR) for Campylobacter and Helicobacter as well as outbreak notifications.

A decrease in the number of
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French health officials have confirmed 50 cases of E. coli linked to a type of Nestlé frozen pizza.

Of these infections, 48 were caused by E. coli O26 and two by E. coli O103, according to Santé publique France, the French public health agency.

Another 25 cases of hemolytic uremic
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French authorities have confirmed a link between dozens of E. coli infections in children and frozen pizzas sold by Nestlé.

Officials did not say exactly how many people were sick but revealed that epidemiological, microbiological and traceability work had found a connection with Buitoni brand Fraîch’Up pizza and Shiga toxin-producing
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Nestlé has recalled some frozen pizzas in France after authorities linked them to an outbreak of E. coli infections.

Buitoni brand Fraîch’Up pizzas have been withdrawn and recalled because of possible contamination by E. coli O26. Nestlé took action after being told about the presence of E. coli in dough
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Another child has died and more than 20 other infants are part of an E. coli outbreak in France.

Santé publique France and the National Reference Center for E. coli, Shigella and Salmonella at Institut Pasteur are investigating an increase of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and severe E. coli infection
Continue Reading Another death in France as authorities search for source of E. coli infections