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.
Four cases of foodborne botulism have been reported in Portugal from smoked food products.
Brucellosis remains a serious challenge for countries around Bulgaria and more cases could occur if prevention measures are not followed, according to a report on an ongoing outbreak.
A recall round-up covering the end of September takes us to Sweden, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Germany, Belgium and France.
Salmonella infection linked to imported cucumbers has sickened 671 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
An ‘absolutely devastated’ produce firm linked to an outbreak of Salmonella from cucumbers is to make a donation to STOP Foodborne Illness.
A recall round-up covering two weeks in September takes us to Denmark, Sweden, USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Belgium, Austria and France....
The number of people sickened by an outbreak of Salmonella linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico has jumped to more than 550.
An outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to cheese is being investigated with the first case from five years ago.
Salmonella linked to cucumbers has sickened more than 400 and killed two people, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) will discuss research results on the diagnosis, occurrence and control of roundworms at an international conference on Trichinellosis this week.
A recall round-up for September takes us to Denmark, Sweden, Canada, UK, Belgium, Austria, Slovenia and France. Listeria in ham and Salmonella in cucumbers can be found this week....
E.coli linked to prepacked salads has sickened 40 people in the UK, according to Public Health England (PHE).
Almost 300 people have been sickened by Salmonella in an outbreak linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico.
A recall round-up for August and September takes us to USA, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Belgium, Norway, Germany and France. Bacillus cereus in dessert and plastic in branflakes can be found this week....
Kapowsin Meats has suspended operations after 152 people have been sickened with Salmonella linked to its products.
A recall round-up for August takes us to USA, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Austria, Czech Republic and France. Milk allergens, mislabelling, Listeria in greens beans and Salmonella in eggs can be found this week. For the recalls due to...
The recall of chocolate bar products possibly contaminated with Salmonella has expanded to more than 20 countries.
The source of an outbreak of E.coli O157 which has sickened 24 people has yet to be found, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
At least 14 countries and numerous brands have been affected by possible Salmonella in chocolate products.
A recall round-up for August takes us to Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland, the UK, Canada, New Zealand and France. Salmonella and Listeria found in cheese affecting multiple countries and Salmonella in chocolate dominate this week....
Portugal’s health and food safety authority (ASAE) has confiscated 7.5 tonnes of food as part of an investigation into Salmonella.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is investigating 67 Canadian cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to raw shellfish.
Four people have been sickened by Listeria linked to a fish producer in Denmark but authorities have not found high levels of the pathogen in products on the market.
A Salmonella outbreak linked to pork products has now sickened 134 in Washington and testing has shown a connection with Kapowsin Meats.
A recall round-up for August takes us to Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland and France.