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New Salmonella outbreak

A new outbreak of Salmonella poisoning has occurred this summer.

Allergen labelling

Allergen labelling rules in the EU will be changing in December 2014 pursuant to the implementation of the Food Information for Consumers Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011.

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 09:00

IFST launches new professional registers for 2014

IFST has launched two new professional registers in 2014

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 10:00

Antimicrobial resistance

A new joint report from EFSA and ECDC has found that the bacteria most frequently causing food-borne infections, such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E.coli, show significant resistance to common antimicrobials (9). The combined resistance to critically important antimicrobials remains low so that treatment options for serious infections are available in most cases, but the fact that antimicrobial resistance was commonly detected is a cause for concern.

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 09:53

Budding scientists

An international team of scientists led by Jef Boeke, director of NYU Langone Medical Center’s Institute for Systems Genetics, has synthesised the first functional chromosome in yeast and integrated it into a living yeast cell.

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 09:40
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