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E. coli - Articles and news items

Supermarkets must play their part in tackling the antibiotics crisis – Emma Rose

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 September 2016  •  Emma Rose, Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics

Emma Rose of the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, gives a report on the responsibility of supermarkets with respect to sustainable antibiotic use…

Intertek supports clampdown on UK E. coli outbreaks

Industry news  •  14 September 2016  •  New Food

Intertek is supporting the food industry by increasing capacity to offer faster E. coli and E. coli O157 testing from its UK laboratories…

Alliance to Save our Antibiotics: antimicrobial resistance ‘to kill one person every 3 seconds by 2050’

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  13 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food speaks exclusively to Emma Rose from Alliance to Save our Antibiotics about an impending global crisis: antimicrobial resistance…

Errington Cheese Ltd. instigates precautionary recall of Batch E24 of Dunsyre Blue Cheese

Industry news  •  9 September 2016  •  New Food

Errington Cheese Ltd has instigated a precautionary recall of batch E24 of Dunsyre Blue cheese as it may contain shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), a type of bacteria that is potentially harmful to health…

Paradise Valley Market, Inc. recalls ground beef products due to possible E. Coli O157:H7 adulteration

Industry news  •  9 September 2016  •  USDA

The Paradise Valley Market, Inc., is recalling some of its ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7, the FSIS announced today…

Food Standards Scotland investigating the E. coli O157 outbreak as child dies

Industry news  •  7 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has been part of a multi-agency Incident Management Team (IMT), chaired by Health Protection Scotland, which has been investigating an outbreak of E.coli O157 in Scotland…

Tougher post-Brexit regulation needed on farming antibiotics say officials

Industry news  •  6 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Politicians and campaigners have urged Brexit negotiators to push for tougher rules on farming antibiotics as fresh information is uncovered regarding the superbug and UK supermarkets…

E. coli O157 strikes again

Industry news  •  2 August 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor, New Food

Health Protection Scotland (HPS) is investigating 16 confirmed cases of E. coli O157, associated with eating blue cheese made from unpasteurised milk…

E. coli outbreak in USA linked to ground beef

Industry news  •  27 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

Thirteen people are sick in an E. coli outbreak in New Hampshire linked to ground beef. State health officials are still working to determine the source…

E. coli O157 outbreak might be associated with mixed salad leaves

Industry news  •  19 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

PHE has confirmed 151 cases of this strain of E. coli. Two of the individuals with E. coli O157 have died and sixty-two people have received hospital care…

E. coli outbreak prompts General Mills to issue flour recall

Industry news  •  3 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

General Mills has voluntarily recalled ten million pounds of flour in the US as it may be linked to an outbreak of E. coli O121…

FSA publishes investigative reports on 2015 shellfish E.coli event

Industry news  •  6 January 2016  •  Victoria White

Between 9 and 16 July 2015, a high proportion of samples of raw shellfish, 40 out of 67 samples, taken from beds along the South West and South coast generated exceptionally high E.coli results…

Researchers assess online raw milk cheese products

Industry news  •  24 November 2015  •  Victoria White

A group of researchers from the Institute of Milk Hygiene at the Vetmeduni Vienna have analysed raw milk cheese ordered online to find out if the products adhere to hygienic rules…

Niagara Water recalls spring water over E. Coli concerns

Industry news  •  23 June 2015  •  Victoria White

Last week, Niagara Water issued a voluntary recall of spring water produced at the Company’s two Pennsylvania plants from 10th to 18th June 2015…

FSA reiterates advice about dangers of children consuming raw drinking milk

Industry news  •  7 November 2014  •  The Food Standards Agency

In the light of three separate incidents involving six cases of E.coli O157, including five cases in children, potentially linked to the consumption of raw drinking milk, the FSA is reiterating its advice that this sort of milk should not be consumed by children and other vulnerable people…


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