Scientists have suggested making Streptococcus suis infections reportable in Europe to improve surveillance, given the severity of the disease.

Researchers surveyed seven reference laboratories and reviewed the scientific literature to increase insight into the epidemiology of human Streptococcus suis infections in Europe.

They identified 236 such infections and an additional

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Managing Campylobacter in chicken flocks and their meat is challenging, according to a study looking at surveillance methods in Europe.

Researchers compared the different programs for Campylobacter in broiler production across EU countries to identify the most promising practices to control the pathogen.

Campylobacter infections are often related to eating undercooked poultry meat

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By Julie Chapon, Co-founder and CEO of Yuka 

Food safety regulations remain a critical concern globally, particularly as consumers become increasingly conscious and concerned about the ingredients present in the products they consume. An obvious discrepancy exists between food regulations in the United States and those in

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FMA International of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling one lot of SAS Fromagerie Ottavi Tome Corse Sheep Milk Cheese, because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recall is the result of an ongoing recall and outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in Europe associated with cheese from SAS Fromagerie Ottavi. FMA International was

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