Food Safety News reported that in 2018, 886 potential foodborne outbreaks with 2,787 illnesses were reported similar to the year before (875). Six deaths were reported due to the outbreaks (two due to salmonellosis and four from listeriosis). Campylobacter spp. was reported in 377 outbreaks with 914 illnesses. Salmonella spp. Caused 274 outbreaks with more than 1,000 ill, including 34 outbreaks with five or more cases. The number of outbreaks rose slightly compared to 2017. One outbreak was caused by Salmonella enteritidis complex type (CT) 1734 cause 191 illnesses, due to eggs. Enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) caused), 55 outbreaks with 172 ill people. Listeria monocytogenes caused 13 outbreaks with 58 ill people. In a 2018 to 2019 outbreak of listeriosis, a meat product was identified as the likely source. There were 109 cases between August 2018 and the end of March this year, with 87 infections last year.
Hepatitis A was linked to 46 outbreaks with 185 sick and Hepatitis E to eight and 17 illnesses. @ https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/08/germany-had-almost-900-foodborne-outbreaks-last-year/