The number of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections in Europe jumped last year while the increasing trend of Listeria cases continued, according to an annual report on zoonoses.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) analysis also revealed a slight rise in Salmonella and Campylobacter. For information on foodborne outbreaks click here for Food Safety News coverage in a related story.

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