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FSA pledges action after E.coli revelations

The Food Standards agency has vowed to tackle the use of antibiotics in livestock farming after new research found growing levels of resistant E.coli bacteria in supermarket meat. The study commissioned by the Alliance to Save our Antibiotics found that 24% of samples of supermarket chicken meat tested positive for ESBL E. coli, a type…
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New rules for pig meat inspection

THE FOOD Standards Agency has started a six-week consultation on new rules for pig meat inspections which will come into force from June 2014.                     The new rules are set to be introduced across the European Union and will help official meat inspectors target potential public…
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