Salmonella from imported Brazilian poultry doesn’t cause a lot of illnesses in UK consumers, according to a study.

Long-term surveillance data collected in the United Kingdom showed no rise in two types of Salmonella following the increase of these serovars in Brazilian poultry.

Scientists from the Quadram Institute, University of East

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The Listeria outbreak linked to a brand of polony in South Africa had a negative impact on student’s consumption patterns of cold meat, according to researchers.

The study analyzed the effect of the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak on consumption patterns of processed cold meat products by students at North West University,
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Brazilian researchers are investigating which genes are important for the survival of Salmonella to help prevent foodborne infections in humans.

The team from the School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences at the State University of São Paulo (FCAV-UNESP) are looking at survival of the bacterial species Salmonella in the intestinal
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bullcalve_406x250The multi-state outbreak of multi-drug-resistant Salmonella Heidelberg infections that was linked to contact with dairy bull calves is over.

Since its last update Nov. 28, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an additional 15 confirmed cases were added to the outbreak. Five of those required hospitalization.

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Twenty-one people infected with an outbreak strain of multi-drug resistant Salmonella Heidelberg have been reported from eight states, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Monday. The illnesses may be associated with dairy bull calves or other cattle.

CDC is investigating along with Wisconsin health, agriculture, and
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Foster Farms, the California-based poultry company whose chicken was the source of a recent 17-month Salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 600 people, has shared the plan it’s been implementing to control contamination of its product. The processor’s  program, highlighted Thursday in a press release covering the Delmarva Poultry Industry’s
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