Official screening for pathogens in meat in Iceland in 2020 did not find Salmonella or Campylobacter but did detect E. coli.

The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST), the Ministry of Industry and Innovation and local health inspectors took 407 samples for microbiological analysis.

Samples were of domestic and foreign
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Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has commissioned a project to provide data on microorganisms in raw minced (ground) beef on retail sale across the country.

The survey will run from January to December 2019 and results are expected by summer 2020.

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and partners with Public Analysis laboratories
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A Danish study has looked at sources of Campylobacter infection to help improve national prevention guidelines.

Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut (SSI) and University of Copenhagen led a case-control study among Danes aged one to 30 years from January to December 2016. People in this age bracket are believed
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