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Germany reveals foodborne disease picture for 2018

GERMANY REVEALS FOODBORNE DISEASE PICTURE FOR 2018

Norovirus and Campylobacter were among the most commonly reported notifiable diseases in Germany this past year, according to the Robert...

Outbreak in Ireland tied to Romanian pork; other countries report illnesses

OUTBREAK IN IRELAND TIED TO ROMANIAN PORK; OTHER COUNTRIES REPORT ILLNESSES

Eight people are part of a Salmonella outbreak in Ireland linked to pork from Romania. Five of them were admitted to hospitals. Infected...

 
 
 
Mixed pathogen picture in Sweden last year

MIXED PATHOGEN PICTURE IN SWEDEN LAST YEAR

The numbers of people infected with E. coli and Listeria increased but there was a decrease for Salmonella and Campylobacter in Sweden...

Most Germans have heard of Salmonella but not Campylobacter

MOST GERMANS HAVE HEARD OF SALMONELLA BUT NOT CAMPYLOBACTER

Less than a third of people in Germany have heard of Campylobacter, according to a survey by the German Federal Institute for Risk...

 
 
 
Alfalfa sprouts linked to Salmonella outbreak in New Zealand

ALFALFA SPROUTS LINKED TO SALMONELLA OUTBREAK IN NEW ZEALAND

Almost 70 people have fallen ill in New Zealand with Salmonella infections from alfalfa sprouts. GSF Fresh New Zealand recalled some...

Salmonella in eggs risk prompts recall in Australia

SALMONELLA IN EGGS RISK PROMPTS RECALL IN AUSTRALIA

Steve's Fresh Farm Eggs has become the latest company to recall eggs in Australia due to Salmonella. Fresh Eggs From My Farm 12 Free...

 
 
 
Antimicrobial resistance in Europe continues to increase

ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN EUROPE CONTINUES TO INCREASE

Antimicrobials used to treat diseases such as campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis are becoming less effective, according to a new...

EFSA: Stricter Salmonella rules for hens could reduce human infections

EFSA: STRICTER SALMONELLA RULES FOR HENS COULD REDUCE HUMAN INFECTIONS

Setting stricter targets for Salmonella in laying hens at the farm level could cut the number of salmonellosis cases from that source...

 
 
 
Health agency reports Salmonella at highest level since 2008 in Ireland

HEALTH AGENCY REPORTS SALMONELLA AT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2008 IN IRELAND

Ireland has reported the highest number of salmonellosis cases since 2008, according to the country's annual epidemiological report. There...

Austria investigates increase in Salmonella cases

AUSTRIA INVESTIGATES INCREASE IN SALMONELLA CASES

Austrian authorities are investigating an increase in cases of Salmonella Coeln. In August and September, cases caused by the pathogen...

 
 
 
Statistics show mixed results on progress against foodborne illness in EU

STATISTICS SHOW MIXED RESULTS ON PROGRESS AGAINST FOODBORNE ILLNESS IN EU

Salmonella and Campylobacter infections were at a stable level during the past five years, but Listeria cases continue to rise in Europe,...

Nearly 1,500 sick from Salmonella in eggs from Poland

NEARLY 1,500 SICK FROM SALMONELLA IN EGGS FROM POLAND

Almost 1,500 people have been sickened by Salmonella linked to Polish eggs in an outbreak that has lasted more than six years and affected...

 
 
 
New cases of salmonellosis reported in melon-related outbreak

NEW CASES OF SALMONELLOSIS REPORTED IN MELON-RELATED OUTBREAK

Ten more people are sick in a Salmonella outbreak that has spread to two more states. Pre-cut melons are implicated, according to public...

Iowa added to list of states that received melon linked to outbreak

IOWA ADDED TO LIST OF STATES THAT RECEIVED MELON LINKED TO OUTBREAK

As the FDA added another state to the list of those that received pre-cut melon implicated in a salmonellosis outbreak, the chair of...

 
 
 
Report warns Salmonella infections back on the rise across EU

REPORT WARNS SALMONELLA INFECTIONS BACK ON THE RISE ACROSS EU

The declining trend of salmonellosis cases in European Union countries has leveled off according to the recently published annual report...

Salmonella outbreak linked to Wisconsin farmers market peas

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK LINKED TO WISCONSIN FARMERS MARKET PEAS

Seven people have been confirmed with Salmonella poisoning linked to a peas from a July 22 Saturday Farmers Markets in Green Bay and...

 
 
 
Small Salmonella Outbreak Hits Seattle

SMALL SALMONELLA OUTBREAK HITS SEATTLE

Seattle-King County Public Health Friday announced it is investigating a salmonellosis outbreak caused by Salmonella Stanley, an uncommon...

Seattle-King County Investigates six Salmonella Stanley cases

SEATTLE-KING COUNTY INVESTIGATES SIX SALMONELLA STANLEY CASES

Seattle-King County Public Health Friday announced it is investigating a salmonellosis outbreak caused by Salmonella Stanley, an uncommon...