FSA: Lab reports of Campylobacter have declined

By Joseph James Whitworth

There has been a 17% decline in laboratory reports of Campylobacter cases compared to the baseline figure, according to the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Food safety research round-up - Tell us what you are working on!

Research round-up: Food Micro 2016 special

By Joseph James Whitworth

FoodQualityNews went to Ireland for Food Micro 2016 to take a look at the posters that presented a sample of the latest research in the field.

FSA: Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK

FSA suspends Campylobacter on chicken retail survey

By Joseph James Whitworth

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has suspended its survey measuring Campylobacter levels on chickens from retail as test methods could not be relied upon to give accurate retailer comparisons.

FSA is also hosting a 2 week visit from the FVO on the subject

FSA to publish new batch of Campylobacter results

By Joseph James Whitworth

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will publish results from the first quarter of the second year of Campylobacter testing at retail later this week (19 November).

FSA: 73% of chickens tested positive for Campylobacter

Seward tech used in FSA Campylobacter survey

By Joseph James Whitworth

Seward has revealed how its Stomacher technology was used to prepare samples for the UK Food Standard Agency’s (FSA)’s survey which found 73% of chickens tested positive for Campylobacter.

Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK

More reaction after FSA publishes Campylobacter in chicken results

PHE hopes Campylobacter findings encourage action

By Joseph James Whitworth

Public Health England (PHE) has said any initiative that helps reduce Campylobacter infections is welcomed after a UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) survey found 70% of chickens sold in UK supermarkets tested positive for the bug.

Invisible Sentinel offers kits for molecular detection of foodborne pathogens.

Test kit detects foodborne pathogens

By Jenni Spinner

Invisible Sentinel has attained a patent for its Veriflow diagnostic technology, which offers molecular detection of foodborne pathogens.

'Campylobacter is cleverer than we thought': food scientists

Campylobacter is smarter than we thought: scientists

By Laurence Gibbons

Campylobacter is smarter than scientists thought as it is able to alter its “swimming behaviour” inside human bodies to find food, according to new research by scientists at the Institute of Food Research (IFR).

Campylobacter bacteria

Apple-based active films combat Campylobacter - research

By Rory Harrington

Apple-based edible films containing carvacrol and cinnamaldehyde were each found to restrict the growth of the increasingly multidrug resistant Campylobacter jejuni strains on fresh chicken, said new research.

Oxoid on bacteria trail

Oxoid on bacteria trail

Oxoid, a leading manufacturer of microbiologicalculture media and
diagnostic tests, says it will participate in CAMPYCHECK, a
shared-cost three year project within the EU Fifth Framework
'Quality of Life and Management of Living...

Campylobacter reviewed

Campylobacter reviewed

A comprehensive review of Campylobacter in poultry processing has
been published by scientists from North Carolina University, US.
The report coincides with a number of food scares related to the
safety of poultry.

Food poisoning bacteria focus

Food poisoning bacteria focus

More than 40 per cent of bacteria found in chicken on sale in
Switzerland is resistant to at least one antibiotic, say
researchers publishing their findings this week in BMC Public
Health. The results could have wider implications...


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