UK regulator targets Campylobacter in poultry

by 5m Editor
20 July 2005, at 12:00am

UK - UK-based food processors who use poultry in their products are likely to face more safety regulations after a government report singles out chicken meat as the largest contributor to Campylobacter infections in the country. "Given the prevalence of Campylobacter in poultry, and knowing how easily pathogens can persist and spread in the domestic and catering environments, we believe that reducing the level of the organism in poultry meat is likely to make a significant contribution to the battle against human foodborne illness," the advisory committee stated in a report to the Food Standards Agency (FSA). Source: foodproductiondaily.

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