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.
Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Denmark.
E. coli O121 has sickened 25 people in Canada with a link to flour.
The number of people infected by Campylobacter in Sweden has doubled in the past five years, according to Swedish agencies.
Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Wales, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Denmark.
Food safety researchers are calling on public health agencies to develop clear guidelines on when to inform the public about foodborne illness outbreaks.
Wild mushrooms should not be picked or eaten due to the health risks they pose, according to the Food Safety Information Council.
Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Canada, Hong Kong, Germany, Austria, Netherlands and Denmark.
Outbreaks such as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) illustrate continued challenges to epidemic preparedness and the ability to identify and mitigate emerging pathogens, according to Metabiota.
Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Norway, New Zealand, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Netherlands, Hungary and Denmark.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has called a local council’s decision to allow certain Errington Cheese products back on the market ‘premature’.
Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Iceland, Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark.
More than 300 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from four EU countries.
More than 200 people have been sickened by norovirus in three Canadian provinces linked to raw/undercooked oysters.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand has warned people not to eat certain brands of chilled oysters as they may be contaminated with norovirus.
More than 70 people in an Australian state have been sickened by Salmonella in five outbreaks linked to undercooked eggs and meat.
Food recalls have been notified by USA, England, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Hong Kong and Denmark.
A burger has tested positive for Salmonella Stourbridge but no cases were reported in the same region as part of investigations into an outbreak which has killed two people.
Food recalls have been notified by USA, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Finland, Australia, Norway, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary and Denmark.
Campylobacter in England and Wales fell in 2015, according to Public Health England (PHE).
Several cases of Norovirus (NoV) have been reported from eating oysters from a site in the South of France.
An EU-wide Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs appears to be over, according to Dutch authorities.
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...