A multi nation recall of products made by the Strauss Group, marketed under the Elite brand name, are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
A recently published article in Medical Press reported on the hypothesis of a potential link of increased cases of mucormycosis to both COVID - 19, and Cow Dung. Mucormysis is a deadly fungal infection that while rare, has an approximately 54% death rate in those infected according to the CDC.
On March 29, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued a joint report, “The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2019–2020.”
As of January 2022, SARS-Cov-2 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic has been shown to infect at least 29 non-human mammalian species based on observational and experimental studies across free-living, captive, farmed, and domesticated animals [CIT].
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released a new report on the future of food safety.
Global outbreaks of seasonal avian influenza among wild birds and poultry occur periodically, however, in the past 15 years, there has been a rise in the frequency and geographic distribution of avian influenza A virus infections.
On January 28, 2022, a new regulation pertaining to the use of veterinary medicines took effect in the European Union (EU).
Although there is widespread agreement that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a global threat to human health, it has been very difficult to estimate the magnitude and geographic distribution of the global attributable morbidity and mortality to antimicrobial-resistant bacterial infections.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) had a global intensification during 2021 with cases continuing to be found in new locations around the world.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) recently published their annual One Health Zoonoses report for 2020.