On 2 September 2021, France reported an increase in Salmonella Enteritidis ST11 infections. By 11 January 2022, 272 confirmed cases had been reported in five European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries and the United Kingdom (UK): Denmar
French authorities have renewed warnings about eating wild mushrooms after hundreds of poisoning cases in the past few months.
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) reported that since the start of the m
A number of supermarkets in France have recalled eggs sold under different brand names due to possible Salmonella contamination.
According to the French magazine 60 Millions de Consommateurs the recall covers more than 500,000 eggs but there have bee
French authorities are investigating a suspected Salmonella outbreak linked to a meat product from Italy.
Officials did not reveal how many people were ill, but did say Coppa ham, which is a salted, seasoned and dry-cured thinly cut pork shoulder or
Researchers in France have described an outbreak of Cryptosporidium linked to unpasteurized, raw milk white cheese. In November 2017, a gastroenteritis outbreak was reported at a school in Loire-Atlantique, western France, with more than 150 sick peo
Irish police searched seven sites this past week as part of an investigation into horse meat fraud.
The Gardai (Irish police), officials from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) co
PARIS (Reuters) - Minced beef given to poor people across France by charities was so full of fat, soy and starch it was not technically meat, the country’s anti-fraud agency reported on Friday.
Samples taken from 1,500 tonnes of meat delivered last s
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of hepatitis E cases in France since 2010, according to researchers.
The rise can be attributed to the availability of hepatitis E virus (HEV) diagnostic tests and a better understanding of infection c
France will take a radical step towards protecting its dwindling bee population on Saturday by becoming the first country in Europe to ban all five pesticides researchers believe are killing off the insects.
The move to ban the five so-called neonic
More than 20 people are sick in France as part of a Salmonella outbreak suspected to be caused by raw milk goat cheese. The implicated cheese was also distributed to Belgium, Côte d’Ivoire, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, Spain and the United
France should appoint a “food safety police” and increase fines on those who sell contaminated products to avoid a repeat of the salmonella outbreak at a Lactalis milk factory last year that led to dozens of babies falling ill, lawmakers said.
Investigators in France have confirmed a link between the cases of several children with a disease that destroys blood-clotting cells, causes low red blood counts and kidney failure and the consumption of cheese made with raw milk.
The National Assembly in France has passed an amendment requiring that all “food placed on the market in France” must be labelled if any GMO products have been used in its production.
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