Staphylococcus Aureus

Researchers said the public should not be overly worried by the findings

MRSA found in UK retail meat products

By Joseph James Whitworth

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been found in retail meat products from supermarkets in the UK.

The MIT 1000 system

MIT and NMU target alternative sample prep method

By Joseph James Whitworth

Micro Imaging Technology (MIT) and Northern Michigan University (NMU) are investigating an alternative pathogen sample preparation method that could provide a specimen test turnaround time of four to five hours.

The boycott has arisen over claims about Denmark's animal welfare standards

Boycott of Danish pork widens in Sweden

By Gerard O’Dwyer, in Helsinki

Danish officials have raised concerns over a boycott of Danish pork in Swedish ICA Supermarket stores during a meeting of Nordic prime ministers in Iceland.

5 second rule: Fact or fiction?

5 second rule holds truth?

By Joseph James Whitworth

The ‘five second rule’ about picking up food after it has been dropped on the floor may have some scientific basis, according to research.

LA-MRSA find presents 'low risk' in UK poultry

MRSA found in UK poultry

By Joseph James Whitworth

The first case of livestock associated Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) has been found on a poultry farm in the UK, according to the Department of Health.


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