Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Poland, poultry and salmonella

9 May, 2020

A series of reports from RASFF (the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed):
-Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium (present /25g) in chilled turkey meat from Poland in Poland (Notification date: 30/4/2020)
-Salmonella enterica ser. Enteritidis (presence /25g) in chilled chicken breasts from Poland in Slovakia (28/4/2020)
-Salmonella enterica ser. Enteritidis (presence /25g) in chilled chicken quarters from Poland in Slovakia (24/4/2020)
-Salmonella enterica ser. Infantis (presence /25g) in frozen chicken legs from Poland in Lithuania (24/4/2020)
-Salmonella enterica ser. Enteritidis (in 2 out of 5 samples /25g) in chilled chicken wings from Poland in Lithuania (24/4/2020)
-Salmonella enterica ser. Enteritidis (presence /25g) in chilled chicken quarters from Poland in Lithuania (24/4/2020)
-Salmonella enterica ser. Newport (3 out of 5 samples /50g) in frozen chicken breast fillets from Poland in Romania (24/4/2020)
Is this the quality of Europe's largest poultry producer?