Foodborne Illness

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).

Salmonella tops EFSA’s latest disease study

Salmonella tops EFSA’s latest disease study

By Mike Stones

Salmonella remained the European Union’s most common cause of food-borne illness in 2007, according to the latest report from the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

Food safety reform: Not a century too soon

Food safety reform: Not a century too soon

On a summer’s day in 1906 Theodore Roosevelt pushed through new food safety regulation. The Food and Drugs Act passed that day over 100 years ago was the last time the US food safety system was modernized.

'World first' from Neogen

'World first' from Neogen

Neogen, the US-based manufacturer of food safety and analysis
equipment, has developed what it claims is the world's first system
designed to read, store and analyse results from lateral flow
tests.

Safer milk

Safer milk

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

Milk to the rescue

Milk to the rescue

The US Food and Drug Administration has said that it is safe to
spray lactoferrin, a milk protein, on to beef carcasses to fight
disease-causing bacteria such as E. coli 0157:H7.

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