Dutch meat processor fined €500,000

Dutch meat processor fined €500,000

By Aidan Fortune

A Dutch meat processing business has been fined more than €500,000 by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) for not taking sufficient measures to withdraw pork potentially contaminated with Salmonella Goldcoast.

The Brazilian Federal Police has begun the latest investigation into the meat industry

Brazilian meat industry under further investigation

By Aidan Fortune

Brazilian authorities have re-ignited their investigation into the meat industry, with a probe into processor BRF SA as well as laboratories accused of covering up salmonella in chicken.

Salmonella bacteria caused 10 deaths in 2016, according to EFSA

Rise in EU salmonella cases ‘worrying’

By Oscar Rousseau

Salmonella cases in humans have increased since 2014, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which described the rise as “worrying”.

Researchers have used bacteriophages to destroy salmonella cells

Scientists find defence for deadly pathogen

By Oscar Rousseau

Academics at the University of Nevada in the US have reduced salmonella in meat products by up to 90% after research into new pathogen prevention systems. 

An estimated 80% of human salmonella aren't resistant to tested antibiotics

FDA warns against salmonella and campylobacter

By Michelle Perrett

Salmonella and campylobacter are the leading bacterial causes of foodborne illness, said the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report called the 2012-2013 National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). It focuses on major food...

Concern over a cluster of salmonella enteritidis illnesses has sparked the recall

Major US chicken product recall

By Michelle Perrett

US company Aspen Foods, is recalling 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken that may be contaminated with salmonella enteritidis.

Recent cases of monophasic salmonella typhimurium could be linked to meat

Meat linked to recent salmonella outbreak in Europe

By Georgi Gyton

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said that "meat is the suspected vehicle of infection" for the 38 human cases of monophasic salmonella typhimurium recently detected in six EU member states.

Salmonella action plan welcomed by US meat industry

US meat industry welcomes salmonella action plan

By Poorna Rodrigo

The American meat industry has welcomed the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) newly introduced ‘Salmonella Action Plan’.


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