Cherry Tomato Warning

The Spanish Health Board has issued another health warning after have issued one on Moroccan watermelons resulting in cases of salmonella.

SPN Mixed Salad Cherry TomatoesThis time is it came via the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, which warned of 92 cases of Salmonella Senftenberg since Sugust last year linked to cherry tomatoes.

There have been cases in Austria (5), Belgium (4), Czech Republic (4), Estonia (1), Finland (12), France (16), Germany (26), Ireland (1), The Netherlands (5), Norway (1) and Sweden (11), The UK (4) and the USA (2). So far, however, there has only been one death.

The first case was detected in France on the 17th of August last year where it was detected in a ready-made, mixed salad.

The cases in Austria were tracked to a wholesalers in Germany, The Netherlands and Spain as well as growers in The Netherlands, Spain and Morocco.


  2 comments for “Cherry Tomato Warning

  1. Patrick Barry Storey
    August 1, 2023 at 11:03 am

    Salad goods sprayed with herbicides and other growth aids. Profits must go up, not down. Noooo!!!
    Next you will report, free range eggs, are not, organic foods ditto. Beer not fattening.
    God’s help us.

  2. Patrick Barry Storey
    July 31, 2023 at 8:09 pm

    So far, however? You’re not hoping for more are you?

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