Resistance of Salmonella and Campylobacter to commonly used antimicrobials is frequently observed in humans and animals, reveals a report issued today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Autho
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
The number of people sick in a Salmonella outbreak in Sweden traced to eggs has gone up again to nearly 80.
The Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) said 76 people were sick, which is up from 48 in a previous update.
Patients from 16
Scottish health officials have admitted the surveillance of foodborne outbreaks suffered due to the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a report on gastrointestinal and zoonotic pathogens for 2020 and 2021, only outbreaks involving Public Health S
Researchers have looked at the burden of Salmonella in children in Portugal to help improve knowledge of the pathogen in the country.
The study aimed to characterize, from an epidemiological, microbiological, and clinical perspective, cases of Salmon
Health officials in the Republic of Ireland are investigating a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 20 people.
The number of laboratory-confirmed cases associated with the epidemic is 26 and people fell ill between Nov. 30 and Dec. 25, 20
Salmonella, E. coli, and Yersinia infections all went up in 2021, according to new data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
A previous article covered statistics for Hepatitis A, Campylobacter, and Listeria.
Irish people generally have good knowledge of the main aspects to prevent Salmonella infection, according to recently published study results.
Researchers evaluated consumers’ food safety knowledge by looking at their practices and attitudes regardin
Almost 200 people have been sickened in a multi-country Salmonella outbreak that has been ongoing for more than a year.
Overall, 196 Salmonella Mbandaka infections have been reported with 89 people sick in Finland and 81 in the United Kingdom. Patien
Eggs are the main food source of Salmonella outbreaks in Europe, according to a study.
From a list of 18 food sources, eggs and egg products were the most important source of salmonellosis outbreaks, followed by pork and general meat products.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a warning about the safety of duck eggs following a recall because of Salmonella.
Meadow Park Eggs recalled duck eggs because of the possible presence of Salmonella earlier this month.
Chocolate products made by a company in its Belgium establishment have been identified as the source of a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella, say EFSA and ECDC in a Rapid Outbreak Assessment.
As of 8 April 2022, 150 confirmed and probable cases of
Antibiotic resistance in Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria is still high, says a report released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Campylobacteriosis was the most
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is investigating whether three illnesses in the United Kingdom are connected to an outbreak in the United States from infant formula.
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
The European Commission has tightened the rules around imports of Galia melons from Honduras because of a recent Salmonella outbreak.
Emergence of a risk to human health because of possible Salmonella Braenderup contamination means official controls
Topics involving Salmonella, E. coli and Campylobacter were discussed at the latest meeting of a European network dedicated to microbial risk assessment.
The Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment (MRA Network) has 25 European Union me
Almost 50 people fell ill in France with Salmonella infections this past year linked to chicken from one slaughterhouse. Salmonella in beef from Germany was also documented.
Without whole genome sequencing (WGS), the persistent low-level outbreak cou
More than 500 people in the United Kingdom have been affected by a Salmonella outbreak linked to pork scratching products.
There were 534 sick people as of late October with the majority falling ill since June. The first patient was in September 2020
Five European countries have reported salmonellosis infections linked to the consumption of sesame-based products such as tahini and halva imported from Syria.
Up to 121 people have been affected since January 2019 in Denmark, Germany, the Netherland
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