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on February 25, 2020

Campylobacter, Salmonella most common EU foodborne illness

Progress slowing in control of two bacteria responsible for most foodborne illnesses across Europe.

Campylobacter and Salmonella continue to be the two bacteria responsible for most outbreaks of foodborne illnesses in the European Union (EU).

In 2018, the year for which latest data is available, EU member states reported 5,146 outbreaks of foodborne illnesses, defined as an incident during which at least two people…

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