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Retail Survey Results: Q4

The FSA has today published the 4th quarter results of its year-long retail survey. The press release can be viewed on the FSA website. Organisations that have issued a response or statement to the report are below (more links will be added through the day): British Poultry Council Marks & Spencer Morrison’s Waitrose Co-Op Aldi…

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ACT Board Continues to Fight Campylobacter

Chair of the ACT Board, Richard MacDonald, described the work on fighting campylobacter as “significant” following the group’s second meeting. He said: “The level of commitment and endeavour shown by producers, retailers, and regulators to tackling this complex bacteria is unprecedented.” His comments came after positive discussions on a number of major interventions that are…

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Retail Survey Results

The Food Standards Agency has published the results of its retail survey on levels of campylobacter in chicken. Here are the responses from some of the main stakeholders. FSA Retail Survey Results British Poultry Council response Science Media Centre experts’ response Institute of Food Research response British Retail Consortium response Which? response CIWF response  …

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Faccenda Foods invests in SonoSteam technology to combat Campylobacter

Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies with a turnover of over £400m, has announced a further major investment to support their strategy to reduce campylobacter in chickens. Following extensive testing, Faccenda are now progressing full scale trials at their factory in Brackley with a unique and innovative technology called “SonoSteam.” As part…

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Introduction to campylobacter

Introduction Food poisoning is not a new phenomenon, but the number of reported cases has increased steadily over the last few years and recently there has been an increasing amount of public interest in the subject. People are becoming more aware and concerned about this type of illness and no longer assume that ‘tummy upsets’ must…

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