Researchers have provided more details about an outbreak traced to contaminated food aid in Uganda in 2019 that killed five people.

It was the largest documented outbreak caused by food contamination with tropane alkaloids, according to the study published in the journal BMC Public Health.

Jimsonweed, also known as
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United Nations food safety agencies and GFSI local groups shared the stage at the recent Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) conference in Barcelona.

The 600 registrants from 50 countries heard from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Food
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