The European Food Risk Assessment (EU-FORA) Fellowship Programme is a key initiative for ensuring preparedness for future risk analysis needs. The upgraded programme (2.0) introduces several significant changes based on five years of experience, the
Covid-19 is primarily a respiratory illness, but the virus causing the illness may also be present in the faeces of infected people and therefore wastewater. Bivalve molluscs are marine organisms captured or cultivated for food purposes; whose natura
The FAO and the WHO have put out draft guidance on microbiological risk assessment for food for public comment.
It is intended to provide guidance and a framework for carrying out each of the four components of a microbiological risk assessment, whet
Professor Guy Poppy, our outgoing Chief Scientific Adviser has today published his final CSA report focusing on the role of science and evidence in our risk analysis process.
Following the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), BSI has considered how we can actively support and contribute towards the collective efforts in mitigating the potential risks caused by this global health issue amongst the UK business communit
Among the tasks of EFSA, according to its founding regulation(regulation (EC) No 178/2002), there is the establishment of a system of networks of organisations operating in the fields within EFSA's mission, the objective being to facilitate a scient
The compliance rate for farmers with the National Residue Control Plan (NRCP) in 2018 was 99.76% according to the Department of Agriculture.
The NRCP covers the testing for banned substances, approved medicines, pesticides and environmental contamina
Changes to the way food is produced, processed and offered to consumers could affect food safety, according to a microbiology society in the United Kingdom.
A Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) briefing looked at recent and upcoming developments
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