Researchers have found Anisakis larvae in tested samples of fish in Slovakia and called on authorities to step up monitoring of marine parasites.

Scientists revealed extensive infection of fish products with Anisakis larvae and seropositive cases in a group of volunteers regularly eating fish products.

Anisakiasis is a parasitic disease caused by

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Scientists have assessed the use of next-generation sequencing (NGS) methods for norovirus in shellfish.

They found such techniques are ready to substitute current methods despite some limitations.

Bivalve molluscan shellfish (BMS) contamination with norovirus is a significant public health risk. Contaminated foods, such as oysters, may harbor concentrations of viral

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Discussions on Vibrio in seafood have revealed a number of developments in recent years, according to a report.

Raw shellfish such as oysters and clams are the most common foodborne source of vibriosis.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) published a
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Food safety professionals from 12 African countries met in Kenya for a workshop on seafood safety.

The African regional workshop on bivalve mollusk sanitation was held in Nairobi this past month and included visiting experts from the United Kingdom, Italy and Canada.

The aim was to build programs of capability
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