UK -Sixty-five people have fallen ill ‘after drinking raw unpasteurised milk’ in one of Britain’s worst food poisoning outbreaks

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SIXTY-FIVE people have fallen ill in one of Britain’s worst food poisoning cases — blamed on the trend of drinking “raw” unpasteurised milk.

Customers at Low Sizergh Barn Farm, which sells award-winning fresh-from-the-udder milk, were infected with campylobacter bacteria.

UK -Rise in food poisoning cases in Somerset – residents urged to wash hands properly

Somerset Live

Somerset residents are being asked to take sensible precautions when preparing food following a rise in food poisoning cases across the county.

Information -FDA Announces Sprout Guidance: What Took so Long?

Food Poisoning Bulletin

After eight multistate food poisoning outbreaks linked to raw sprouts in the past five years, the FDA is finally issued a draft guidance for comments to help sprout operations meet new standards that are designed to keep this product safe. Raw sprouts are often contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, and the damp and warm growing conditions are the perfect medium for bacterial growth.

RASFF Alerts – Ochratoxin A -Pistachios

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RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 140; Tot. = 150 µg/kg – ppb) and ochratoxin A (110 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachios from Iran, via Germany in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 18; Tot. = 20 µg/kg – ppb) and ochratoxin A (44 mg/kg – ppm) in pistachios from the United States in the Netherlands

RASFF Alerts – Aflatoxin -Pistachio – Dried Figs -Peanuts -Groundnuts – Almonds

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RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 28.4; Tot. = 30.1 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachio kernels from Iran, via the United Arab Emirates in Cyprus

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 18; Tot. = 20 µg/kg – ppb) and ochratoxin A (44 mg/kg – ppm) in pistachios from the United States in the Netherlands

RASFF -aflatoxins (B1 = 7.7 µg/kg – ppb) in dried figs from Turkey in Germany

RASFF – aflatoxins (Tot. = 38.2 µg/kg – ppb) in nutmeg from India in Germany

RASFF – aflatoxins in dried figs from Turkey in the UK

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 17.54; Tot. = 18.64 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachios from Turkey in Germany

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 140; Tot. = 150 µg/kg – ppb) and ochratoxin A (110 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachios from Iran, via Germany in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 13.5 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachios from Turkey in Austria

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 10.6; Tot. = 12.2 µg/kg – ppb) in peanuts from Egypt in Germany

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 7.6 µg/kg – ppb) in dried figs from Turkey in Germany

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 26; Tot. = 29) in pistachio kernels from Turkey, with raw material from the United States in France

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 6.6; Tot. = 8 µg/kg – ppb) in blanched peanuts from China in the UK

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 4.5 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnut kernels from China in the UK

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 12.0; Tot. = 12.9 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachio kernels from Iran in France

RASFF – aflatoxins (Tot. = 12 µg/kg – ppb) in shelled almonds from Spain in Germany

 

 

RASFF Alerts – Listeria monocytogenes -Smoked Salmon – Tahini – Raw Milk Cheese -Cooked Crab Meat

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RASFF – Listeria monocytogenes (980 CFU/g) in smoked salmon from Poland in France

RASFF – Listeria monocytogenes (presence /25g) in tahini from Turkey, via Germany in the Netherlands

RASFF – Listeria monocytogenes (1.7x10E5 CFU/g) in thawed sliced smoked salmon from Lithuania, packaged in Italy in Hungary

RASFF – Listeria monocytogenes (180 CFU/g) in raw milk cheese from Spain in France

RASFF – Listeria monocytogenes (presence /25g) in cooked crab meat from Ireland in Ireland

RASFF Alert – STEC E.coli -Cocoa Mass

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RASFF – Salmonella and suspicion of shigatoxin-producing Escherichia coli (presence /g) in cocoa mass from Côte d’Ivoire in Germany