Europe – Europe experiencing an increasing trend of Listeriosis

Food Safety News

European experts have noted an increasing trend of listeriosis illnesses since 2008, except for a stabilization of infections from the pathogen from 2014 to 2015. Most infected people were over 64 years of age.

The findings are included in the most recent annual report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The report on zoonotic diseases includes the latest data on trends for salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis and foodborne outbreaks in the European Union.

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