Food Safety supplement 2015

Posted: 9 March 2015 | New Food magazine | 2 comments

In this Food Safety supplement Sophia Kathariou and Hannah Bolinger discuss the food safety implications of antibiotic resistance in Campylobacter, and François Bourdichon looks at zoning classification in the food processing area…

Food Safety supplement 2015

This Food Safety supplement is sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich, Neogen, ACO, Bio-Rad and Vikan.

  • The drugs and bugs in your birds: Food safety implications of antibiotic resistance in Campylobacter
    Sophia Kathariou and Hannah Bolinger, North Carolina State University Dept of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences
    The bacterium Campylobacter, especially C. jejuni and C. coli, is a leading cause of human foodborne illness and a major concern for the poultry industry. In 2012, C. jejuni was the second most commonly reported bacterial food borne illness and was found to be more frequent in that year than in the period from 2006-2008. But what do we know about antibiotic resistance in Campylobacter that can inform food safety measures?
  • Zoning classification in the food processing area
    François Bourdichon, Food Safety Consultant
    A food processing area is commonly segregated for technological and hygiene purposes and so the design is meant to obtain production in the most economically achievable hygienic conditions. The rationale for plant design has been continuously challenged in recent years by a risk mitigation approach to put all identified hazards under control, to correct initial design of factories when those hazards were unknown or ignored and to promote ‘hygienic design in new factories…

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2 responses to “Food Safety supplement 2015”

  1. Nicholas Jackson says:

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  2. Rebeca Masís says:

    Good morning.
    I would like to read the ful content of this articule and many others about food safety.
    Best regards,

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