Escherichia Coli

Dunsyre Blue cheese was linked to an E. coli outbreak earlier this year

Errington Cheese welcomes Actalia’s E. coli findings

By Joseph James Whitworth

Errington Cheese has welcomed findings from a specialist dairy testing lab that its cheeses did not contain E. coli O157 implicated in an outbreak which sickened more than 20 people.  

Errington Cheese has recalled two batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese

PLUS: Chapel Hill Creamery linked to outbreak of Salmonella

Cheese linked to E. coli O157 outbreak in UK

By Joseph James Whitworth

Health Protection Scotland (HPS) is investigating 16 cases of E. coli O157 linked to blue cheese made from unpasteurised milk.

FDA released test results from sampling of raw milk cheese aged 60 days

Less than 1% of raw milk cheese contaminated - FDA

By Joseph James Whitworth

Raw milk cheese had less than a 1% contamination rate for Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, E. coli O157:H7 and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), according to testing data from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Mt Sterling Coop Creamery

Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese recall

By Jenny Eagle

Dairy Goat Products Coop is recalling its Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8 bacteria.

Deiss with a design concept of her idea. Photo: Richard Siemens

Paper device could detect deadly pathogens

By Rachel Arthur

A paper device, only slightly larger than a postage stamp, could detect pathogens including E.coli thanks to research from the University of Alberta, Canada. 

Irish firm offers heat resistant probiotics for infant formula

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Irish firm offers (cheaper) heat resistant probiotics for infant formula


Irish biotech start-up AnaBio Technologies is in advanced negotiations with major infant formula makers interested in its encapsulation technologies that can blend probiotics and minerals into heat treated products at cost-effective prices.

'Dairy pro- and prebiotics can boost brain, liver and infant health'


'Dairy pro- and prebiotics can boost brain, liver and infant health'

By Fiona Barry

Irish scientists working with gut bacteria – microbiota – have found 'exciting opportunities' for value-added dairy products, according to the head of biotechnology at Ireland’s largest food research center.

Safer milk

Safer milk

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has released
information aimed at advising dairy farmers on best food safety