Figures from the global burden of foodborne disease should be used as the basis for country-specific studies to support policy and prioritise risk management, according to people behind the work.
Food safety agencies go into overdrive at this time of year. We have pulled together a few of the announcements to find the key messages.
Results of the first ever estimates of the global burden of foodborne disease revealed earlier this month could be ‘instrumental in changing the field’, according to experts.
As an end of year article we have looked through our archives to bring you the top-scoring articles related to foodborne outbreaks.
Follow-up testing of a celery and onion mix linked to an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak has failed to confirm presence of the pathogen.
The number of illnesses in the E. coli O26 outbreak linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill has risen to 52.
FSL Foods has recalled frozen berries imported from China as part of the investigation into four Hepatitis A cases in New Zealand.
Salmonella has sickened 11 people from nine states with a link identified to raw nut butter products.
Each year as many as 600 million, or almost one in 10 people in the world, fall ill after consuming contaminated food, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Imported frozen berries have been implicated after reports of four cases of Hepatitis A, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand.
A recall round-up covering a week in November takes us to USA, England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Finland, Greece, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark....
US agencies are investigating 19 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections linked to rotisserie chicken salad made and sold in Costco Wholesale stores.
Fresh coriander was the probable cause of an outbreak of shigellosis which sickened more than 40 people in Sweden.
An outbreak of Salmonella Thomson due to smoked salmon cost €1.7m, according to RIVM, the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment.
The number of people sickened by Salmonella from cucumbers has risen again to 838 illnesses from 38 states.
A recall round-up covering a week in November takes us to USA, Canada, Scotland, Hong Kong, Belgium, Norway, Australia, Switzerland and Denmark....
The number of ill people in the E. coli outbreak from Chipotle restaurants has been cut from 50 to 37, by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A recall round-up covering two weeks in November takes us to Sweden, USA, Canada, England, Ireland, Hong Kong, Greece, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Spain, Finland, Australia, Denmark and France....
An outbreak of E. coli linked to food served at US-based Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants has sickened 42 people.
A total of 176 cases of Cyclospora infections were identified this summer in England, Scotland, Wales and Canada.
A recall round-up covering a week in October takes us to Sweden, Canada, England, Ireland, Greece, Belgium, Germany, Slovenia, New Zealand and Australia, Denmark and France....
Operations at Natural Farm Fresh Dairy in Idaho have recommenced after officials probing a link between raw milk and a number of illnesses gave it the all-clear.
An outbreak investigation into Listeriosis linked to soft cheeses has been declared over after 30 people were reported ill.
A recall round-up covering a week in October takes us to Sweden, Canada, USA, England, Ireland, Norway, Spain, New Zealand and Australia, Denmark and France....
Snap peas have been recalled due to Cyclospora, weeks after an investigation into illnesses from the parasite was closed.