Campylobacter - Joint Working Group

The Problems of Biofilm

A study by the Institute of Food Research has looked at at how campylobacter in the ‘juice’ from chickens can create a biofilm on kitchen surfaces. This research, led by Helen Brown at IFR, has also been reported in the Daily Mail. The study highlights the important role that good kitchen hygiene practice has in…

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A Guide to Interventions

Interventions are the actions taken at specific points in the production chain that have the best potential to either block or reduce the presence of campylobacter. They are science-based and the result of the many projects undertaken since 2009. Our key intervention points are: On farm biosecurity Catching practices Thinning practices Crates and modules Scalding…

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