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On 9th April 2013 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published the European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2011.

Information provided by 27 Member States on the occurrence of zoonoses and food-borne outbreaks in 2011 within the European Union was analysed and systematized in a scientific report.

EFSA is responsible for examining the data submitted by Member States and for preparing the EU Summary Report according to the results; in this EU Summary Report, data from 2011 were produced in collaboration with ECDC which provided the information on and analyses of zoonoses cases in humans.

Click here to read the report.