Germany is Likely Source of Recent Salmonella Outbreaks in Europe

28 August 2014, at 9:40am

EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control have looked into where Salmonella Enteritidis may have originated from in recent cases found in Europe and Germany seems like a likely suspect.

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.

The cases in Austria, France and Germany share an epidemiological link to the same egg packaging centre in southern Germany.

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