This is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in food recall and outbreak investigations. Reasons behind the recalls and product withdrawals will be analysed as well as traceback and tracking status as outbreaks and investigations progress, finish and lessons are learnt.
An EU-wide Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs appears to be over, according to Dutch authorities.
Several cases of Norovirus (NoV) have been reported from eating oysters from a site in the South of France.
Food recalls have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Jersey, Hong Kong, Sweden, Australia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary and Denmark.
Canadian officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O121 which has sickened 12 people.
Food recalls have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Australia, Belgium, Finland, Hungary and Denmark.
Free-range eggs do not pose a greater risk of Salmonella contamination in hot months compared with other seasons, according to Australian researchers. The findings have shattering a supposed myth that has linked...
Food recalls have been notified by Canada, USA, England, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Luxembourg, Czech Republic and Denmark.
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella from cucumbers in the US has been revealed – eight months after the final illness onset.
Germany and Spain have reported six cases of foodborne botulism from dried salted fish.
More than 50 cases of Campylobacter have been linked to unpasteurised (raw) milk from a farm in Kendal, UK.
FQN takes a month-by-month look at foodborne outbreaks for which a variety of pathogens and food groups are represented.
Germany has seen a significant increase in a rare strain of Salmonella linked to two deaths.
More than 4,300 foodborne outbreaks were reported in 2015, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Netherlands, the UK and Belgium have reported new cases in the first two weeks of December as part of the ongoing EU-wide Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs.
Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Scotland, Norway, Spain, Belgium, New Zealand and Denmark.
Denmark has reported the lowest number of foodborne outbreaks since central tracking began over 10 years ago.
Reduction targets for Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) O157 and Salmonella have been missed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, Germany, USA, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, Malta, Ireland, New Zealand and Denmark.
Ten countries have reported 152 confirmed and 216 probable cases of Salmonella enteritidis linked to a Polish egg packing centre.
Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, Australia, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, USA, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia and Denmark.
Food recalls for this week have been notified by the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, USA, Iceland, Sweden, Croatia and Denmark.
Food recalls and alerts so far in November have been notified by the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, Switzerland, USA, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Iceland, Sweden and...
E. coli O157 has sickened 20 people in Sweden with a link to minced meat, according to authorities.
Errington Cheese has dropped a judicial review against Food Standards Scotland (FSS) but it can still not sell product.
The firm linked to the outbreak of Salmonella from eggs in eight countries has said test results have shown no contamination.