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Denmark probes pork link in Salmonella outbreak; strain is antibiotic resistant

7 days ago   |   By Food Safety

Officials in Denmark are investigating a Salmonella outbreak with 32 cases and 19 hospitalizations. Initial information points to fresh pork as the source.
Infections with Salmonella monophasic Typhimurium have been reported to the Statens Serum Institut since mid-October. Salmonella monophasic Typhimurium is often found in pigs.
The outbreak was discovered on Nov. 16 and is being investigated by SSI, DTU Food Institute and Fødevarestyrelsen (Danish Veterinary and Food Administration).
Fourteen women and 18 men aged zero to 86 years who live across the country are affected. No deaths have...
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Sharp rise in French Salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk cheese

7 days ago   |   By Food Safety

The scale of a Salmonella outbreak in France linked to raw milk cheese has jumped to more than 80 possible cases.
Santé publique France, the national public health agency, said 83 people had been identified so far in the Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak, which is up from 14 in the initial announcement. The cheese was also distributed to Austria, Belgium, Germany and Italy. Belgium and Germany have issued recall notices.
Sixty-five patients in France have been interviewed about their symptoms and food consumption history. Of them, 80 percent reported eating reblochon made with raw milk...
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