antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Campylobacter from chicken has increased in the United Kingdom in the past two decades, according to a report.

The report, from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), summarized 20 years of data on AMR in Campylobacter in

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a few things on its Constitute Update related to food safety this week.

Two of the items involve the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and one involves the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods. Two of the items are related to

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A study has pointed to a reduction in Salmonella contamination rates of frozen breaded chicken sold in the United Kingdom.

Frozen, breaded, ready-to-cook chicken products have a browned, cooked external appearance, which may be perceived as ready-to-eat, leading to mishandling or undercooking by consumers.

Concerns about these products led the

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A study has assessed the risk of Anisakis from fish in Portugal and people’s knowledge of the parasite.

Researchers gathered information on risk perception and attitudes in the Portuguese population to contamination of fish with Anisakis and their knowledge of methods to prevent infection.

Parasitic nematodes of the genus Anisakis
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Researchers have highlighted high levels of drug resistant Salmonella in pork in Vietnam.

Efforts were led by scientists at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in England who looked at antibiotic resistance in Salmonella strains isolated from pork meat at food retail outlets.

Researchers studied multi-drug resistance —
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Antibiotic resistance in Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria is still high based on the latest European figures.

The data covers 2019 to 2020, according to a report published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Levels on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Salmonella
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