Tag Archives: Campylobacter

Consumers demand action on campylobacter

Consumers believe food businesses should go beyond mandatory targets for reducing the incidence of campylobacter on chickens to help lessen the risk of food poisoning. Two thirds (66%) of consumers think the industry should continue to reduce incidences of campylobacter beyond the agreed current target of less than 10% of chickens at the most highly contaminated…
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LIVESTOCK IS RESPONSIBLE for 80% of agricultural emissions, according to new research published in Environmental Research Letters. The authors suggested that technical and behavioural changes are required to curb the emissions. PUPILS ARE twice as likely to achieve above average results if they eat breakfast, according to new research by scientists at Cardiff University. The…
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Campylobacter down at Tesco

NEW DATA shows that only 9% of Tesco’s chicken now contains the highest levels of the food bug campylobacter. This is below the 10% target set by the Food Standards Agency. This quarter’s results compared favourably to the 15% figure in the previous one and put the supermarket on track to hit its own “5%…
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