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Viruses – An increasing hazard in meats?

25 January 2016 | By Dr Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology, Campden BRI

Dr Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology at Campden BRI, discusses viruses in meat and considers the challenges facing implementation of control measures to limit contamination...

Food fraud: lessons from the horsemeat scandal

12 January 2016 | By Victoria White

This month marks three years since news of the UK’s horsemeat scandal first broke. Dr Mike Bromley reflects on the lessons learned by the industry and what the future holds in the battle against food fraud...

Study looks at salmonella survival in filled cookies

23 December 2015 | By Victoria White

In a recent study prompted by an increased number of outbreaks in the US of foodborne diseases linked to dry foods, pathogens, like salmonella, were found to survive for at least six months in biscuits, cookies and crackers...

Salmonella – Isolation, Identification, Confirmation

12 October 2015 | By Bioconnections

Applicable to clinical, veterinary, environmental and foodstuff specimens or samples the following methodology provides for sensitive and specific isolation, identification and confirmation of your Salmonella isolates...

Morrisons recalls ham due to Listeria risk

7 September 2015 | By Victoria White

The recall applies to 200g packs of Saver Cooked Ham with a ‘Use By’ date of 11 September 2015. The Company has said that no other products or date codes are affected...

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