Europe – Salmonella sickens up to 200 across EU and UK

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More than 200 people in 11 countries could be part of a Salmonella outbreak across Europe. Investigations to find the source of the Salmonella Braenderup infections are ongoing.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) confirmed to Food Safety News that it was supporting countries in their investigations and following the incident closely with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

The hardest hit country is the United Kingdom with 52 confirmed infections while France only has one confirmed patient. Denmark has 27 and Sweden 25 confirmed infections with the Netherlands recording 13 people sick.

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