‘Negligible’ worm risk from Europe’s farmed fish

(06/12/18)

A Europe-wide study has revealed negligible risk for human health of zoonotic parasitic worms in farmed fish.

The study, conducted by the EU Horizon 2020-funded ParaFishControl project, aimed to demonstrate the absence of zoonotic parasitic worms in European farmed fish, specifically in gilthead sea bream, European sea bass, turbot, Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout and common carp.

Zoonotic parasites are transmitted from animals to humans; zoonotic worms (helminths) can spread to..........................................


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