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These are all the posts that have been tagged with bacteria.

Salmonella cases rising in the EU

According to a report compiled by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), cases of Salmonella Enteritidis acquired in the EU have increased in humans by 3% since 2014.

Food matters

Food Matters Live kicked off in London, UK today, bringing together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government and those working in nutrition.

IFST launches Food Science Fact Sheets

As part of its commitment to educate the public about food science and technology, the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has launched what will become a series of Food Science Fact Sheets providing information on key food science topics.

New advice on eating runny eggs

Infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) says.

UK recalls of chicken at an all-time high since 2002

According to a report from Stericycle ExpertSolutions, recalls of chicken and other poultry meats are at their highest level since 2002, just as it was revealed that chicken has overtaken red meat as the most popular meat in Britain.

Hanovia keeps production pure

Microbial growth due to contaminated water or ingredients can cause discolouration, off flavours and shortened shelf life.

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Live bacteria supplement

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Healthspan have collaborated to develop Super 50 Pro, Healthspan’s most advanced live bacteria supplement.

Salmonella warning over damaged salad leaves

Investigations by University of Leicester microbiologists have revealed that just a small amount of damage to salad leaves can stimulate the presence of the food poisoning bug Salmonella in ready-prepared salad leaves.

Neogen develops sensitive solution to detect Listeria spp., L. mono

Neogen has developed a simplified, sensitive method to detect both Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes utilising only one sample enrichment broth and one agar plate. Neogen’s new NF-certified One Broth One Plate workflow can be used to test all food and environmental samples, and provides results in as little as 48 hours — with enhanced […]