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Urgent advice on the public health risk of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli in fresh vegetables


  • European Food Safety Authority

  • Correspondence: BIOHAZ@efsa.europa.eu
  • Acknowledgement: EFSA wishes to thank EFSA Staff: M.T. Da Silva Felicio, L. Vivas-Alegre, E. Liébana and M. Hugas from the Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ) Unit for the preparatory work on this scientific output, and also wishes to thank the staff of the Biological Monitoring (BIOMO), Emerging Risks (EMRISK) and Dietary and Chemical Monitoring (DCM) Units for the data support provided to this scientific output. In addition, EFSA wishes to thank the BIOHAZ Panel Members C. Nguyen-The and J. McLauchlin, and the Head of the E. coli Reference Laboratory, A. Caprioli, for review of the document.
  • Approval date: 8 June 2011
  • Published date: 9 June 2011
  • Question number: EFSA-Q-2011-00774
  • On request from: European Commission