The USDA-FSIS has denied a petition from the National Chicken Council requesting line speed caps be eliminated for some chicken slaughter plants.
The top nine retailers have published their results on campylobacter contamination in UK produced fresh whole chickens (covering July to September 2017) in line with a FSA protocol agreed with them.
A test developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in College Station, Texas, could make it easier to breed pathogen-resistant chickens.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the last set of results from its third survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens.
The full year’s results show that on average, across the entire market, 6.5% of chic
Seven countries have reported more than 100 Salmonella cases linked to eggs from Poland pushing the total number of infections past 600.
Following recent reports of malpractice at the 2 Sisters poultry plants in West Bromwich and elsewhere, the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee announces its intention to inquire into the allegations of food safety breaches at 2 Sisters Foo
n investigation into the sale of unregistered meat on social media was recently carried out by the State’s food safety body which said it is increasingly seeing suspected cases of food fraud.
One of the UK's largest supermarket chicken suppliers has suspended operations after an investigation allegedly exposed food safety breaches.
More than a dozen people across four Canadian provinces are confirmed with Salmonella infections traced to breaded chicken products, but federal officials have not revealed what specific products or brands are implicated.
The largest supplier of chicken to UK supermarkets has been tampering with food safety records in moves that could dupe consumers into buying meat past its use-by date.
The FSA continue to trace egg products which might contain Fipronil. Since their previous update, 26 additional products have been withdrawn, as detailed in thier updated withdrawal list. These include cake mixes and liquid egg products.
Campylobacter is the leading cause of bacterial food poisoning on the island of Ireland (IOI) with 3,772 cases reported in 2015 (Health Protection Surveillance Centre 2016, Public Health Agency 2016). Poultry is the main food associated with Campylob
A tip the Dutch food safety authority NVWA received about the use of toxic fipronil on Dutch poultry farms in November last year, specifically mentioned Barneveld pest control company ChickFriend, Public Health Minister Edith Schippers confirmed in a
Food Standards Agency - 10 August 2017
Hundreds of thousands of Dutch eggs have been declared unsuitable for consumption as they contained high quantities of fipronil, an insecticide that is toxic to humans.
Forty per cent of fresh pork sampled was found to contain livestock associated-MRSA (LA-MRSA), according to a Danish study.
The continued confinement of all birds as a precautionary measure against avian influenza (bird flu) since 23rd December means that these birds or eggs produces by them will no longer have ‘Free Range’ status from the 17th March 2017.
An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to Polish eggs looks to be subsiding, according to European agencies after almost 500 were sickened and two people died.
There were failures throughout the supply chain, according to a report on an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in Canada three years ago.
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