Meat & Livestock

Hello everyone,

In my last blog post I revealed that my main research interest for the past 15 years has been trying to understand how humans become ill from infectious diseases, predominantly the ones that cause food poisoning such as the gastrointestinal pathogens including E. coli O157, campylobacter, cryptosporidium, salmonella, and listeria.

Publication date: 
February 2017
Topics: 
Animal Feed
Banned & restricted products
Composition of food
Contaminants
Food Fraud
Food Safety
Food Standards
Incidents
Meat & Livestock
Wine
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Publications
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Document
User Types: 
All business
Catering & Retail
Consumers
Farming & Primary Production
Health Professionals
Local Authorities
Publication date: 
February 2017
Topics: 
Approvals
Food Safety
Food Standards
Meat & Livestock
Regulation
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Publications
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Document
User Types: 
Farming & Primary Production
Health Professionals
Local Authorities
Manufacturers

 

This poultry inspection trial aimed to explore a modernised official control system which introduced a focused approach to official control verification activity, and root cause analysis of poultry processing, to address food borne pathogens.

Key outcomes are:

Publication date: 
February 2017
Topics: 
Food Standards
Meat & Livestock
Monitoring
Regulation
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Publications
Publication/Resource Format: 
Document
User Types: 
Farming & Primary Production

 

Food Standards Agency has today (13 January 2017) issued a FAFA to Heads of Environmental Health Services at Scottish local authorities regarding a number of food products, mainly frozen fish and chicken, which have been repackaged in unapproved premises and are therefore potentially unsafe, by MDA Products Ltd.

Friday, January 13, 2017
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Publication date: 
June 2016
Topics: 
Animal Feed
Food Standards
Meat & Livestock
Publication/Resource Type: 
Consultations
Publication/Resource Format: 
Document
User Types: 
Farming & Primary Production
Local Authorities

Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK and is frequently associated with raw chicken. Food Standards Scotland (FSS) works in partnership with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to tackle Campylobacter, and has been publishing results from a FSA survey on the amounts of contamination on fresh chickens bought from shops and supermarkets across the UK.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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This guidance explains the legal requirements regarding the safe use of water during certain primary production (on-farm) activities as set out in Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004.

Annex I, Part A, 4(d) and 5(c) of Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 requires that food business operators rearing, hunting or harvesting animals or producing primary products of animal origin, and producing or harvesting plant products are to take adequate measures to use potable or clean water, whenever necessary to prevent contamination. 

Publication date: 
March 2016
Topics: 
Contaminants
Meat & Livestock
Regulation
Publication/Resource Type: 
Guide
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Document
User Types: 
Farming & Primary Production

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