Foodborne sources of Cryptosporidium outbreaks are probably underestimated in France, according to a study.

Researchers looked at outbreaks detected from 2017 to 2020 and summarized investigations by the Cryptosporidiosis National Reference Center.

There were 11 cryptosporidiosis outbreaks, including three with no identified origin, found the study published in Food and

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Local authority recovery, a Salmonella outbreak, food crime cases and prosecutions were among topics covered at the latest Food Standards Agency (FSA) board meeting.

Emily Miles, FSA chief executive gave an update on the local authority recovery plan for the United Kingdom, which covers July 2021 to March 2023, after
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Researchers have highlighted a risk of transmission of Mycobacterium bovis via raw milk and dairy products made using such milk.

Bovine tuberculosis, caused by Mycobacterium bovis, is an animal disease and the bacteria can be transmitted to humans via the consumption of unpasteurized, raw milk.

Scientists reviewed published studies to
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Public Health England researchers have looked at the microbiological quality of raw drinking milk and unpasteurized dairy products over a six-year period.

Findings highlight the public health risk associated with these items and provide further justification for continued surveillance and controls during production and throughout the food chain, according to
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