Norovirus in fresh and frozen produce on retail sale

Recently published Food Standards Agency (FSA) research on foodborne viruses included a large retail survey conducted in 2015-16. It showed that 5.3% of lettuce, 2.3 % of fresh raspberries and 3.6% of frozen raspberries, tested positive for Norovirus, a food safety concern. The publication of this data received widespread media attention in December.

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