Minister Tomislav Tolušić said because of doubt in the safety of the eggs from packing center “PL 30225901 WE” they were withdrawn from the market. Polish eggs linked to multi-country outbreak of Salmonella in Europe update. var vOut=""; An ECDC assessment notes the analysis of the travel-associated cases, it is likely that more countries where molecular typing is not performed routinely for human S. Enteritidis isolates are affected by the outbreak, including Bulgaria, Cyprus and Portugal. ​, “These two positive Salmonella Enteritidis samples match the cluster that is responsible for the human outbreaks in other European countries.”​, Polish response and Croatian investigation​, Polish​ authorities said the producer of eggs contaminated by Salmonella is from the Wielkopolska province.​. The first case was reported in April and the latest illness onset date was beginning of September. FQN has contacted Fermy Drobiu Woźniak but is yet to hear back. This website uses cookies to provide you with the best browsing experience. Investigations are ongoing to see how many cases are linked to the eggs and if other sources of contamination are possible. Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings. In January, the UK​ (Scotland) noted an increase in cases and three additional countries reported illnesses but a common source or vehicle was not identified. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Warsaw, Poland – Almost 1,500 people have been sickened by Salmonella linked to Polish eggs in an outbreak that has lasted more than six years and affected 18 countries. Subscribe, By Joseph James Whitworth Pamina M. Suzuki, DG SANTE-G4 Food hygiene European health officials reported more than 1,400 Salmonella cases since 2012 in 18 countries in an ongoing outbreak linked to Polish eggs. Nine confirmed cases are associated with travel history to Hungary or Poland. Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak related to Polish eggs 22nd EURL-Salmonella workshop 29-30 May 2017, Zaandam . The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has released an update on their assessment of the EU salmonella outbreak that has been detected in EU eggs. “The Norwegian company does not sell the eggs directly to the consumer, but uses them in different egg products. var reg = new RegExp('\\W+', "g"); The agencies added they are investigating the link to see if cases had eaten raw egg products. } A multi-country outbreak of S. Enteritidis phage type (PT) 8 with multiple locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) profiles 2-9-7-3-2 and 2-9-6-3-2 is being investigated, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). This re-started an investigation after the outbreak was considered over following illnesses reported in the first few months of this year. Fødevarestyrelsen (The Danish​ Veterinary and Food Administration) said it is investigating an outbreak of four cases of S. enteritidis that cluster with reported outbreaks in other EU countries. There have also been cases reported from other European countries including the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden and Norway. and Lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19 vaccine: University of Oxford announces positive high-level results in clinical trials, Combination Covid-19 + Universal Influenza Vaccine: Vivaldi Biosciences Files Patent Application, Influenza drug, Xofluza, receives expanded approval, Illinois COVID-19 cases rise, Chicago Mayor Lightfoot launches more restrictions, BCG vaccine linked to lower risk of contracting COVID-19: Study, Pennsylvania reports 6,778 additional COVID-19 cases, COVID Alert PA App, Brazil: Ribeirão Preto dengue cases top 17K, exceeds all of 2019, South Dakota: 1st flu death of the season reported in Potter County, Costa Rica dengue cases through October tops all of 2019. Copyright - Unless otherwise stated all contents of this web site are © 2020 - William Reed Business Media Ltd - All Rights Reserved - Full details for the use of materials on this site can be found in the Terms & Conditions, Related topics: dataLayerNews.related_tags = sanitize_gpt_value2("Eggs, S. enteritidis, Food, Salmonella"); function sanitize_gpt_value2(gptValue) said despite some negative sample results product has been withdrawn. var aTags = gptValue.split(','); Since that report, there have been 336 confirmed new cases of salmonella stretching across 15 EU/EEA countries. In December last year, the ECDP published a report linking the multi-country outbreak of salmonella infections to Polish eggs. Six-year salmonella outbreak linked to Polish eggs. These egg products are heat treated before they go on the market, in other words the products are no threat to the human health.