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Salmonella strain finding shows more to learn

The team behind the discovery of a new strain of Salmonella has said the finding shows there is still more to be learned about the pathogen.

CDC: Salmonella outbreak from bean sprouts has ended

An outbreak of Salmonella from bean sprouts that sickened 115 people has ended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Goal: Prevent 50k illnesses each year

FSIS seeks 30% reduction in Salmonella and Campylobacter via new standards

Taking the next step in its Salmonella Action Plan, the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products and raw chicken parts. 

Benefits and risk balance of eating fish must be by country - EFSA

Each country needs to set its own consumption guidelines based on assessing the risk from methylmercury against the health benefits of fish.

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BioMérieux seals deal for foodborne virus detection specialist

BioMérieux has acquired a molecular virology laboratory specialized in the detection of foodborne and environmental viruses.

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Liability debate for a food safety auditor
Guest article: Mr Behr and Mr Khan, Food Litigation practice at Keller and Heckman LLP

Food safety audit firms may be held liable for consumer injuries from negligent inspections

A food safety audit firm can be held to answer in court for claims that its negligence...

Swedish study finds STEC in imported beef samples

STEC isolated from 13% of imported beef samples in Sweden

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) has been found in 13% of imported beef samples, according to the...

Tracing contaminated food back to source thanks to DNATrax

Spray on traceability for contaminated food

A method to trace contaminated food back to its source developed by US researchers and a start-up...

Modified surfaces stop attachment and biofilm formation

Nanoscale pores stop bacteria sticking to surfaces

A nanoscale surface that bacteria can’t stick to holds promise for the food processing industry, according to...

Bisphenol A poses no health risk, says EFSA

EFSA: BPA poses no risk

Bisphenol A (BPA) poses no health risk to consumers of any age group, according to the European...

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