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Outbreak of Salmonella Newport

2 February 2012 | By FSA

The FSA has been notified by the HPA of an outbreak of a strain of Salmonella Newport infection that is known to have affected more than 30 people in the UK...

Update on E.coli O104 outbreaks

11 October 2011 | By Food Standards Agency

The European Commission has amended the list of certain seeds, sprouted seeds, and beans prohibited from import to the European Union from Egypt...

E. coli O104 Session to be held at IAFP 2011

12 July 2011 | By International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)

IAFP will hold a Late Breaking Session titled “E. coli O104 Outbreak in Europe – Update and Dialogue” on Tuesday, 2nd August...

Update on E.coli O104 outbreaks

7 July 2011 | By Food Standards Agency

The European Commission has confirmed details of the withdrawal from sale of certain batches of fenugreek seeds sourced from Egypt...

Same-day PCR testing of Salmonellain meat: From research to routine application at slaughterhouses

7 July 2011 | By J. Hoorfar, C. Löfström & M.H. Josefsen, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark and F. Hansen & S. Mansdal, Danish Meat Research Institute and J. Andersen, Danish Crown A/S and G. Pedersen, TiCan amba

Due to the very short shelf-life of fresh (especially ground) meat, slaughterhouses benefit from faster screening tests to dispatch Salmonella-free meat as soon as possible after slaughter. An increasing number of European countries require that the meat is tested as free for Salmonella before it is imported. This is currently…

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