Lessons From a 2016 Large-Scale Contamination of Cereals With Salmonella altona in Israel Academic Article uri icon


  • The authors reflect on the large-scale Salmonella altona contamination of cereals in Israel in 2016 and its impact on national food safety policy and laws. It states after a delayed announcement by the the multinational consumer goods manufacturer, a public health warning was issued by the Israeli Association of Public Health Physicians of the Israel Medical Association concerning potentially contaminated food products. It comments on the communication of risk, self-regulation, and public trust.

publication date

  • January 1, 2017