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    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… Read More

  • News review

    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… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • Three-quarters of supermarket chickens contaminated with campylobacter

    A NEW FSA report has found that nearly three-quarters of fresh chickens in supermarkets and butchers are contaminated with the potentially lethal food-poisoning bug.                         The results are the… Read More

  • New food scandal on horizon as FSA highlights prevalence of chicken bug

    THE FOOD STANDARDS Agency (FSA) today released cumulative results from the first two quarters of its year-long survey of campylobacter on fresh chickens.                      The bacteria, the cause of thousands of… Read More