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Listeria questionnaire revised following outbreak

By Joseph James Whitworth

Additional questions on fresh produce have been added to Listeria foodborne illness questionnaires after suggestions an outbreak could have been detected quicker if they had been on there already.

DSHS received reports of 151 Cyclosporiasis cases from Texas this year

Cyclospora sickens 151, source unclear

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Texas Department of State and Health Services (DSHS) is investigating to find a common source after more than 150 people were sickened by Cyclospora.

Fresh produce industry research

Two projects to tackle fresh produce safety

By Joseph James Whitworth

Two research projects to improve safety of Australian and New Zealand fresh produce have been launched by the Fresh Produce Safety Centre.

Creative food marketing ousts fruit and veg from diets

Creative food marketing ousts fruit and veg from diets


Creative marketing and the convenience of processed foods is ousting fresh fruits and vegetables from diets in Western Europe and the United States, according to new research from Rabobank.

EC's fresh produce campaign 'misses mark'

EC's fresh produce campaign 'misses mark'

By Ben Bouckley

The Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) has criticised the "ineptitude" of the European Commission (EC), following what the trade body says was a poorly planned one-off advertisement aimed at reassuring UK consumers about the safety of fresh produce.


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