campylobacter

  • FSA publishes new plan to tackle campylobacter

    The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has outlined a new strategy to reduce the number of people getting ill from campylobacter. Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK, thought to be responsible for about 460,000 cases of food poisoning, 22,000 hospitalisations and 110 deaths each year, and a significant proportion of these cases come from poultry. Reducing cases of campylobacter is the FSA’s top food safety priority but monitoring shows there is no ...

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