Sweden’s largest egg producer, which had practically 1.2 million chickens or 20% of all laying hens within the nation earlier than a salmonella outbreak, has been ordered to euthanize all of them so the ability could be absolutely cleaned
ByThe Related Press
November 8, 2023, 6:43 AM
STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s largest egg producer, which had practically 1.2 million chickens or 20% of all laying hens within the nation earlier than a salmonella outbreak, has been ordered to euthanize all of them so the ability could be absolutely cleaned.
The Swedish Board of Agriculture has given up on makes an attempt to scrub the hen homes at CA Cedergren, which has had recurring salmonella outbreaks prior to now 12 months, Sweden’s principal farming information outlet, ATL, stated Wednesday.
Swedish authorities have tried to scrub contaminated hen homes on the southern Sweden firm. “It was not profitable and now that we now have re-infection, we would have liked to do one thing totally different,” Katharina Gielen, the board’s head of an infection management, advised ATL.
It was unclear what number of chickens can be killed. There was no instant remark from CA Cedergren.
In July, Sweden skilled a short scarcity of eggs because of a December 2022 salmonella outbreak that affected the corporate, ATL stated. In April, all deliveries from CA Cedergren have been stopped after salmonella micro organism have been discovered within the farm’s packing room. In August, 340,000 chickens needed to be killed on the farm after a salmonella an infection was found in two hen homes.
Marie Lönneskog Hogstadius, spokesperson of the trade group Swedish Eggs, advised Swedish information company TT that abnormal customers is not going to be affected by the culling. Eggs from CA Cedergren have as an alternative gone to the food trade the place they have been heated to kill any salmonella and have been utilized in, amongst different issues, ready meals and powdered eggs.
Signs of salmonella an infection embrace fever, diarrhea, vomiting and dehydration. Most wholesome individuals get well inside every week with out remedy.