Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) was detected in more than a fifth of lamb samples tested but this was a lower contamination rate than 2018, according to the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).
Conagra Brands is recalling more than 270,000 pounds of Healthy Choice brand chicken and turkey bowl products because of consumer complaints about rocks in the products.
The recall follows an initial recall on April 20…
Continue Reading Continuing consumer complaints spur Conagra to recall more Healthy Choice meals
Two consumer groups want to see government and industry do something instead of nothing when it comes to keeping certain bacteria out of Americans’ diets via contaminated poultry.
The groups’ leaders say they don’t want…
Continue Reading Watchdogs on patrol; seeking safer poultry through preventive controls
Consumer practices for monitoring doneness of cooked chicken are not always safe, according to a recent study.
Researchers surveyed 3,969 households in France, Norway, Portugal, Romania, and the United Kingdom on their personal chicken cooking…
Continue Reading Study finds chicken cooking advice ignored by vast majority of consumers
Transplanting gut microbes from chickens more resistant to Campylobacter into birds that are susceptible does not improve resistance, according to researchers.
To determine the types and numbers of microbes present, scientists from the Roslin Institute…
Continue Reading Researchers look at resistance to Campylobacter in chickens
The annual healthcare cost for Campylobacter infections in Scotland is £3 million ($3.9 million), according to recently released research by Health Protection Scotland.
The study on Campylobacter, which is the main cause of bacterial food…
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A project led by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has developed a test method to improve the likelihood of identifying Campylobacter-positive chicken flocks.
Being able to identify Campylobacter-positive flocks before they arrive…
Continue Reading Researchers turn to air sampling to detect Campylobacter in chicken flocks
There has been a decline of antimicrobial-resistant E. coli but not Campylobacter in chicken based on surveys by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Two annual surveys tested fresh chicken sold in the United Kingdom, with…
Continue Reading FSA surveys show level of antimicrobial resistant bacteria on UK chicken
Denmark recorded its highest number of Campylobacter infections ever in 2019, according to a report by the Statens Serum Institut.
Campylobacter remains the bacterium that most frequently causes gastrointestinal infection in the Danish population.
Retail chicken meat often contains Campylobacter but the level of contamination is generally low, according to a recent research report.
Researchers collected 1,490 chicken, beef, lamb, and pork samples from Australian supermarkets and butchers from…
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Almost 90 people are part of an outbreak in Denmark from Campylobacter after eating chicken meat from one slaughterhouse.
Statens Serum Institut (SSI), the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (Fødevarestyrelsen) and DTU Food – National…
Continue Reading Campylobacter outbreak from chicken continues in Denmark