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A global ‘chocolate disaster’ involving Kinder eggs that had been contaminated by salmonella was averted by vigorous tracing, according to a leading expert.

Over 450 people in 17 countries – including 16 people in Ireland – were infected in the outbr

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The third Joint Meeting of the ECDC’s Food- and Waterborne Disease and Zoonoses Network and of the EFSA’s Zoonoses Monitoring Data Network was held on 16 and 17 October 2017 in Parma. The meeting was constructed around the principle of ‘One health ap

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In May 2018, EFSA and ECDC co-facilitated a workshop on preparedness for a multi-national food-safety / public-health incident. The workshop, hosted at AGES in Vienna, was conceived to closely align with EFSA’s Strategy 2020 commitment to prepare for
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Implementing whole genome sequencing at the European level could save up to five months in detecting multi-country Listeria outbreaks, according to a recent study.

More than half of severe listeriosis cases in the European Union are part of clusters,

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More than half of the severe listeriosis cases in the European Union belong to clusters, many of which are not being picked up fast enough by the current surveillance system, suggests a new article published in Eurosurveillance. The large-scale study

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Vacancy: Expert Outbreak Response (ECDC)

Unit: Surveillance and Response Support

Reference: ECDC/TA/AD/2017/SRS-EOR

Applications are invited for the above Temporary Agent post at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Job description

The Jobholder will report to the

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