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Reprint from Food Safety News

By Joe Whitworth on August 25, 2018

Repeated incidents of raw meat products as a source of infection shows the importance of risk awareness when handling or consuming such items, according to Dutch researchers investigating a Salmonella outbreak that sickened 46 people in 2015.

Researchers said adding information on food packaging would allow consumers to make informed decisions when consuming risk products.

“Similar to already implemented mandatory provision of allergen information on food product labels – we recommend adding explicit warning labels to food products that could potentially be microbiologically unsafe for consumers, especially meat products that are eaten raw or undercooked,” they added.

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