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.
Fresh produce should not be dismissed as a possible source in prolonged outbreaks, according to analysis of Yersinia enterocolitica (YE) illnesses in Norway.
Additional questions on fresh produce have been added to Listeria foodborne illness questionnaires after suggestions an outbreak could have been detected quicker if they had been on there already.
Food recalls and alerts for a week in August come from USA, Canada, Iceland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands and Denmark.
More than 200 people are ill with hepatitis A in Hawaii linked to eating imported raw scallops.
An outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened 19 people is being investigated in Sweden.
Food recalls and alerts for a week in August come from England, USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Germany, Luxembourg, Finland, Netherlands, Czech Republic and Denmark.
An outbreak of E. coli O157 which sickened 161 people has ended, according to Public Health England (PHE).
Canada has reported more than 50 cases of Cyclospora infection in four provinces.
Food recalls and alerts for one week in August come from England, USA, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Malta, Spain, Czech Republic, Belgium and Denmark.
Hong Kong authorities have identified the distribution of pork from contaminated imported pigs, which were sent to more than two-dozen retailers across the city.
Alfalfa Sprouts have been linked to 30 cases of Salmonella, according to US authorities.
Almost 300 cases of Cyclospora infection have been reported by the UK and a US state, according to authorities.
Food recalls and alerts for the end of July and start of August came from England, USA, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Australian authorities are investigating an increase in Salmonella illnesses with a link to eating rockmelons.
Two new cases of Salmonella enteritidis are being investigated in Finland after an earlier outbreak linked to imported organic mung bean sprouts.
Health Protection Scotland (HPS) is investigating 16 cases of E. coli O157 linked to blue cheese made from unpasteurised milk.
There has been no E. coli O157 cases reported over the past week suggesting the worst of the outbreak is over, according to Public Health England (PHE).
Food recalls, issues and alerts for a week in July came from England, USA, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium/Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands and Denmark.
General Mills has extended the recall of flour linked with an E.coli outbreak for a second time following new tests and more consumers falling ill.
An outbreak of Salmonella linked to pork has prompted the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) to issue a warning.
Public Health England (PHE), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the European Commission are involved in attempting to identify the source...
Ireland has been hit by food poisoning from imported fish, according to a couple of RASFF notifications.
A Listeria outbreak linked to frozen vegetables produced by CRF Frozen Foods has ended, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Food recalls and alerts for a week in July came from England, USA, Canada, Australia, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands and Denmark.
More than 150 people have been sickened with E. coli linked to salad imported from Italy.