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FSA reiterates advice about dangers of children consuming raw drinking milk

7 November 2014 | By The Food Standards Agency

In the light of three separate incidents involving six cases of E.coli O157, including five cases in children, potentially linked to the consumption of raw drinking milk, the FSA is reiterating its advice that this sort of milk should not be consumed by children and other vulnerable people...

EFSA and ECDC assess second Salmonella outbreak

8 September 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

The 38 human cases of monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium detected recently in six Member States are likely to be part of the same cluster, a joint EFSA/ECDC report has found...

EFSA and ECDC assess Salmonella outbreak

28 August 2014 | By European Food Safety Authority

Outbreaks and sporadic cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as one case reported in Luxembourg, appear to be linked by the time of symptom onset and microbiological characteristics of isolates...

Infographic: Vector-borne diseases

30 July 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

What are vector-borne diseases? What does EFSA do in this field? EFSA’s latest infographic answers these questions and others...

EFSA assesses the risk from Salmonella and norovirus in

19 June 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

Rainfall, the use of contaminated water for irrigation or for applying pesticides, and contaminated equipment are among the factors that cause contamination of berries with Salmonella and norovirus...

Campylobacter decreases slightly, Salmonella down, Listeria up

21 February 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

Human cases of campylobacteriosis decreased slightly in 2012 for the first time in five years, but campylobacteriosis remains the most commonly reported zoonotic disease and it is premature to suggest that this is the beginning of a downward trend...

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