Three quarters of respondents to a survey in the United Kingdom say good hygiene will be more of a factor in choosing a restaurant than before the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists have found half of rice varieties they tested exceeded maximum arsenic limits for young children in the United Kingdom.
A team at the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Sustainable Food found 28 of 55…
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Between USDA’s on-site verification audit of the United Kingdom’s meat inspection system July 15-Aug.2, 2019, and last Friday’s public release of the report, Britain left the European Union.
The report, which contains “no systemic findings,”…
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Almost 250 new infections have been recorded in a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella linked to eggs from Poland.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reported that…
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Consumers in the United Kingdom are increasingly concerned about food safety, according to a survey recently published.
The report, from Lloyd’s Register, was compiled from online research of 1,000 U.K. consumers in August 2019.
The United Kingdom has been hit hardest in a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella that has affected nearly 200 people.
Five European countries are investigating 192 Salmonella Mikawasima infections identified by whole genome sequencing (WGS).
Nearly eight out of 10 adults in the United Kingdom admit to taking food safety for granted according to a survey.
The online analysis of more than 2,100 U.K. adults this month looked at people’s…
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The likelihood of a negative impact on food standards from Brexit has increased, according to a report from Public Health Wales.
The document looks at evidence since January about the possible real-life effects Brexit could…
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Detection of a Salmonella outbreak was helped by the fact that it was a novel serotype, according to researchers.
The salmonellosis outbreak had 47 confirmed cases in five European countries between March 2016 and April…
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At least six people fell ill with diarrhetic shellfish poisoning after eating mussels harvested in the United Kingdom earlier this year.
The mussels contained high levels of heat-stable okadaic acid (OA)-group toxins. Without a validated…
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A Salmonella outbreak in the United Kingdom linked to pork from Romania has sickened 24 people, bringing the total impacted to 32.
Eight people from Ireland are also part of the outbreak and five of…
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