Wageningen University scientists have looked at why there are discrepancies in Salmonella results between poultry farmers’ and authorities’ tests.

Experts analyzed factors associated with the difference between positive tests from routine initial Salmonella monitoring by poultry farmers and negative results of a retest by the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product
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Dutch authorities have changed the method of controlling Salmonella in certain poultry farms after pressure from the European Commission.

Carola Schouten, minister for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, told the lower house of parliament (Tweede Kamer) about the move from the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) in
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http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-detailed-world-map-image29681182Food Research International has published a special issue dedicated to the impacts of climate change on food safety. The collection of research examined issues such as pesticide use, parasite transmission, mycotoxin production on tomatoes, paralytic shellfish poisoning, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and the relationship between flooding and leafy greens contamination. The issue
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