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.
Seven countries have reported 112 confirmed and 148 probable cases of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to eggs since May.
Food recalls and alerts for a week in October have been notified by the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Switzerland, USA, Sweden and Denmark.
Food recalls and alerts for a week in October have been notified by England, Ireland, USA, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Austria, Germany, France, Belgium and Denmark.
Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad has been linked to four Salmonella illnesses, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).
A Salmonella outbreak has affected 60 people in a Spanish town with a link to sausage sold in a butcher shop.
Food recalls and alerts for the first week of October have been notified by England, Ireland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Canada, USA, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and Denmark.
Eight people have been sickened by a Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Food recalls and alerts for the end of September have been notified by England, Ireland, Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, USA, Austria, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark.
A multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections has been linked to Adams Farm Slaughterhouse.
Six people have died from a cholera outbreak in a Nigerian city, according to local media .
Trichinella remains a threat despite measures taken at a European level, according to the analysis of an outbreak in Belgium two years ago.
The Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services issued a health advisory following 13 confirmed cases of brucellosis, affecting patients between the ages of six and 80.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has ordered all cheese from Errington Cheese to be pulled from distribution after detection of O157 and non-O157 strains of E. coli.
Food recalls and alerts for the start of September have been notified by England, Ireland, Hong Kong, Finland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Malta, Sweden, Belgium...
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has ordered the withdrawal of a cheese produced by the same firm it linked to an earlier E. coli outbreak.
A child has died after an E. coli O157 outbreak in Scotland, according to Health Protection Scotland (HPS).
Salmonella cases reported by the Netherlands have re-kindled investigations into an outbreak strain reported by four countries earlier this year.
US authorities are investigating hepatitis A virus (HAV) infections linked to frozen strawberries imported from Egypt.
The Ministry of Health in Buenos Aires has warned against eating raw sausages and those of homemade origin after an outbreak of trichinosis.
The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) has said the number of hepatitis A infections from raw scallops has risen to 241.
Food recalls and alerts for the final week in August come from England, Ireland, USA, Iceland, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Denmark.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating a dietary supplement found to contain dangerous lead levels.
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.