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29 May 2015
Three Quarters of Chickens Test Positive for Campylobacter
UK - Most chickens test positive for the presence of campylobacter, according to the results of a year-long study published...
28 May 2015
France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
20 May 2015
Unsafe Pork Blocked from Entering Ukraine
RUSSIA - State inspectors from Rosselkhoznador have blocked an attempt to import a large batch of potentially dangerous pig...
19 May 2015
Third of People at Risk from Campylobacter Food Poisoning
UK - New figures from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that up to a third of the population could contract food poisoning...
Adequate Nutrition Saves on Health Care Costs
CANADA - The head of Human Nutritional Sciences with the University of Manitoba says ensuring populations have access to...
18 May 2015
Harmonising Food Safety Outside EU
JORDAN - The Jordan Food and Drug Administration recently hosted three EFSA representatives for a workshop on “Knowledge...
Food Safety Prosecutions Applauded
UK - A turkey abattoir and a dairy farmer have been successfully prosecuted for breaching food safety regulations....
US Shows Progress in Reducing Some Foodborne Infections
US - Rates of infection from a serious form of E. coli and one of the more common Salmonella serotypes fell in the US last...
Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
13 May 2015
Award for 2 Sisters’ Work on Campylobacter
UK - Poultry and food processor, 2 Sisters Food Group has won industry praise for its work in controlling Campylobactor....
06 May 2015
Canada Updates E.coli Policy
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has revised its policy to control E. coli in raw beef products....
05 May 2015
EU Must Foster Global Food Security, say MEPs
EU - The EU should use the Milan Expo 2015 to encourage sustainable agronomic practices, promote fairness in the supply chain,...
Foster Farms Executive Receives Food Safety Award
US - Foster Farms’ Dr Robert O’Connor has been honoured with an award for food safety innovation....
01 May 2015
USDA Finds Salmonella Falls in Poultry Meat Plants
US - Test results from the USDA show reductions in the prevalence of Salmonella in chicken plants and another zero-positive...
29 April 2015
Tyson to Cut Human Antibiotics in Poultry Flocks
US - Integrated poultry and meat processing giant Tyson Foods is striving to end the use of human antibiotics from its US...
28 April 2015
Livestock Identification and Recording Vital for Food Security
AFRICA – Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is...
Chinese Inspectors Visit Northern Ireland Pork Processors
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Chinese veterinary authorities are to visit Northern Ireland as part of moves to open up the market...
23 April 2015
Mexico Forecasts 12 Per Cent Beef Export Rise
MEXICO – Mexican beef exports are expected to rise by 12 per cent this year as the number of federally inspected animals...
Regular Consumption of Yoghurt Does Not Improve Health
SPAIN - Dietary recommendations support the consumption of dairy products as part of a healthy diet....
22 April 2015
Union Raises Concerns over Meat Inspector Shortage in Quebec
CANADA - Every federal meat inspection team in the province of Quebec is working shorthanded, according to a survey by the...
 
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