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STEC found in beef and lamb in Iceland

Shiga toxin producing E. coli has been detected in 30 percent of lamb samples and 11.5 percent of beef samples tested, according to the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).

It is the first time such screening in sheep and cattle meat has b

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A novel cocktail of six lytic bacteriophages is proving effective enough against Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in broth, milk and meat in the laboratory to spur commercial interest.

Produced by a team of researchers, mostly from Argentina’s Ro

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In the U.S., Norovirus remains the leading cause of foodborne-disease outbreaks.

Outbreaks caused by ListeriaSalmonella, and STEC are important targets for public-health intervention efforts, and improving the safety of chicken, pork, and seeded ve

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The Food Safety Authority of Ireland ("FSAI") has warned that Food Safety should not be compromised to meet consumer trends such as the demand for under-cooked minced beef burgers.

The agency said safety of the product is dependent on sufficient cook

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