• Campylobacter and Salmonella behind most outbreaks in Germany

    2 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Almost 400 foodborne outbreaks occurred in Germany last year, according to a report. Most outbreaks with high evidence were caused by raw milk.
    A total of 389 outbreaks involved at least 2,277 illnesses, 412 hospitalizations and four deaths. Salmonella was implicated in two deaths and Verotoxin-producing E. coli and Hepatitis A virus in one each.
    Almost three-quarters of the outbreaks were caused by Campylobacter spp. and Salmonella.
    The number of outbreaks is down slightly from 397 in 2016, while illnesses fell from 2,508 but hospitalizations rose from 256. The amount of associated deaths...
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