EFSA-ECDC 2017 Annual Report

EFSA and ECDC have just published the European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/181212.

In the chapter on food-borne outbreaks (Chapter 16, p. 209-250), data on FBOs due to bacterial toxins, including staphylococcal enterotoxins, can be found. In addition, a sub-chapter (17.2, p. 251-252) is dedicated to staphylococcal enterotoxins, being a microbiological contaminant covered by a food safety criterion in EC Regulation 2073/2005.