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Steve Wearne

FSA says research shows UK consumers support chicken clean-up campaign

Britain’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) on Thursday announced research showing that consumers want the food industry to continue action to tackle Campylobacter in chickens — the biggest cause of food poisoning in the United Kingdom. The new findings show that 68 precent of UK consumers think the industry should continue to reduce Campylobacter levels beyond the agreed… Continue Reading

UK Food Safety Agency Purchasing Raw Chickens at Retail for Campylobacter Testing

Raw chickens are being purchased out of grocery store poultry coolers in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland for the United Kingdom’s most aggressive retail testing for Campylobacter to be conducted by the Food Standards Agency since 2008. Human Campylobacter illnesses hardly moved last year off peak levels that have FSA officials concerned. As a… Continue Reading