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25 August 2016
US Poultry Export Potential Driven by Avian Flu
ANALYSIS - The risk of high-path avian influenza (HPAI) is expected to have a major impact on US poultry exports in the next few years, according to a report from Rabobank. ...
11 August 2016
Researchers Investigate Antimicrobial Substances to Improve Food Safety
US - Researchers funded by the USPOULTRY organisation recently evaluated methods to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter levels of poultry parts and ground poultry parts....
05 August 2016
Polymer Coatings Could Aid Food Safety in Processing Plants
US – One of the keys to preventing food-borne illness and food waste is making sure that the surfaces at production facilities remain free of contamination between scheduled cleanings....
03 August 2016
Project Horizon Helps Producers Transition to Antibiotic Free Production
ANALYSIS - Novus International launches Project Horizon, a commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production. ...
02 August 2016
New US Food Safety Company Focuses on Analytics, Innovation
ANALYSIS – Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc. announced its formation to provide an innovative “systems” approach to helping meat and poultry processors consistently meet increasingly stringent food-safety standards. ...
26 July 2016
Runny Eggs Return to Menu for Vulnerable Groups
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) says that pregnant women, babies and older people will finally be able to return to eating their eggs runny - as long as they have the British Lion stamp on them....
22 July 2016
Only Half of Consumers Aware of Food Waste Problem
US - Even though American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food a year, only about half are aware that food waste is a problem. ...
20 July 2016
Backyard Poultry-Linked Salmonella Cases Rise Further in US
US - A total of 611 people have been infected with Salmonella across 45 states, according to the US's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
Poultry Сompanies Need to Balance Consumer Preferences with Flock Health, Welfare and Food Safety
GLOBAL - “Unfortunately, the same people asking for more animal welfare are also asking us to take antibiotics out of poultry production,” lamented Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, a consulting poultry veterinarian based in Alabama, in a recent interview with...
29 June 2016
USDA Urged to Revise Salmonella Testing Protocols for Poultry
US - A number of politicians have written to the US Department of Agriculture urging them to revise current pathogen testing protocols to improve test accuracy and protect public health....
23 June 2016
New Technique Reduced Salmonella in Ground Meat by 90 Per Cent
US - An old technology that uses natural bacteria predators, called bacteriophages, is the focus of new research at the University of Nevada, Reno. ...
20 June 2016
Researchers Question Links Between Eggs and Diabetes
UK - A new review and a meta-analysis have highlighted changing perceptions about the health benefits of eggs, and provided possible explanations for the link between egg consumption and diabetes, according to reports from British Lion's Egg Info site....
07 June 2016
Mycotoxicoses in poultry: a manageable problem
GLOBAL - Earlier experiments, conducted for short periods or using single purified compounds, showed that poultry were resistant to DON. ...
03 June 2016
Salmonella Outbreaks in 7 US States Linked to Backyard Poultry
US - The US' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it is investigating seven separate outbreaks of Salmonella across multiple states, linked to backyard poultry flocks....
27 May 2016
Latest UK Results Show Further Reduction in Campylobacter on Chicken
UK - The latest results from the Food Standards Agency's Campylobacter survey on fresh chickens show a continued decrease in the number of contaminated birds....
17 May 2016
Emerging Mycotoxins: Overview and Occurrence
Emerging mycotoxins are a class of compounds that are attracting increasing interest among the scientific community primarily due to their high occurrence in feed and food commodities, sometimes at relatively high concentrations, and potential toxicity...
03 May 2016
US Hits Lowest Salmonella Levels Since 2002
US - The US' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed continued declines in Salmonella contamination in food, in it's latest 2014-2015 Retail Meat Interim Report....
21 April 2016
UK Campylobacter Survey Suspended Until New Methods Decided
UK - The Food Standards Agency has suspended its survey of Campylobacter contamination on chickens after measures taken by retailers to combat the pathogen made survey methods obsolete....
20 April 2016
New Information Released to Retailers on Runny Egg Consumption
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) have produced a range of materials to inform retailers and caterers about potential changes to government advice on consumption of runny eggs....
19 April 2016
Salmonella Illness Rates Decrease in 2015 After US Standards Tightened
US - Changes in the tests that diagnose foodborne illness are helping identify infections faster but could soon pose challenges to finding outbreaks and monitoring progress toward preventing foodborne disease, according to a report published in Centers...
US Poultry Organisations Unite Against Extra Safety Inspections
US - The US' National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and USPOULTRY have said that an expansion of inspections by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would exceed the legal limits of their powers....
15 April 2016
Salmonella Contamination in US Egg Facilities Down
US - Six years of Iowa State University testing show a dramatic decrease in the number of environmental samples taken from egg facilities that test positive for the Salmonella enteritidis bacterium causing human food poisoning....
07 April 2016
New Paper Test Helps Detect Salmonella
US - A new paper-based test could prevent people falling ill from foodborne pathogens, and improve food testing, according to research published in the journal Analytical Chemistry....
30 March 2016
Improving Farming Boosts Peace Efforts
GLOBAL - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations Security Council....
29 March 2016
How Does Campylobacter Affect Broiler Immune Systems?
UK - A recent study by a research team involving Swansea University's food safety expert Professor Tom Humphrey looked into the immune response of broiler chickens to Campylobacter jejuni, the most important food borne pathogen in the EU....
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