[ Director: Mário Frota [ Coordenador Editorial: José Carlos Fernandes Pereira [ Fundado em 30-11-1999 [ Edição III [ Ano X

quarta-feira, 2 de agosto de 2017

Salmonella’s Polish resurgence raises concerns

Poland is facing a Salmonella crisis this summer but the European Commission has withdrawn its support for the authorisation of the most efficient tool to fight against the bacteria in animal feed.
As Europe’s biggest poultry producer and exporter, Poland’s situation could pose a threat to other countries.
According to a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report, a serious outbreak in 2016 traced to Polish farms led to an estimated 500 cases of salmonella in humans, at least two of which were fatal – a five-year-old in Croatia and another person in Hungary. (...)

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