Tracing seeds, in particular fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seeds, in relation to the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O104:H4 2011 Outbreaks in Germany and France

First published in the EFSA Journal
5 July 2011
5 July 2011
Technical Report Post 11

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[1] European Food Safety Authority; Urgent advice on the public health risk of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli in fresh vegetables. EFSA Journal 2011; 9(6):2274. [50 pp.]
[2] In the EU and as reflected in EFSA’s work on zoonoses, Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli-bacteria is referred to as VTEC (verotoxin-producing E. coli) but the term STEC is used for this outbreak as it is in line with terminology used by WHO and other organisations.
[3] RASFF Alert Notification 2011.0842