Almost 90 people are part of an outbreak in Denmark from Campylobacter after eating chicken meat from one slaughterhouse. Statens Serum Institut (SSI), the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (Fødevarestyrelsen) and DTU Food – National Food Institute investigated the Campylobacter jejuni outbreak. As part of a project this past year involving the Clinical Microbiology Department (KMA) in Aalborg, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and SSI; Campylobacter isolates from patients diagnosed in Aalborg beginning in March 2019 were collected, sent to SSI and whole genome sequenced. Campylobacter isolates are not routinely submitted and sequenced so the outbreak has likely been detected because of the project, according to officials. Campylobacter jejuni sequence type 122 was identified in patients by whole genome sequencing. HKScan’s response This type was also found in chicken meat from one slaughterhouse belonging to HKScan in Vinderup, a town in Northwestern Jutland. Products from this site are sold at all the major Danish retail chains. It was previously revealed that the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) sent officials to help the company track and elim...