ECDC takes role in establishing WGS in Europe

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WGS-based typing is being trialled in many countries as the routine first or second-line typing method for surveillance of a number of bacterial and viral diseases, according to the ECDC.

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FDA changes FSMA compliance dates and publishes draft guidance

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USP extends food fraud database capabilities

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Recalls: Salmonella, Listeria and metal

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Hot dog! A novel assay to detect food fraud

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Flexfresh expands product offering with Rambutan trials

Q1 HorizonScan data showed nut and nut products saw the highest increase in integrity issues

Global ID Group and Fera expand HorizonScan

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Food Outbreaks

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Hepatitis A from imported raw scallops sickens 200

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Recalls: Campylobacter, lead and gluten

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Sweden investigating 19 Salmonella illnesses

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R&D

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, oxalic acid and raw beetroot feature in emerging risks identified by EREN

Having traditionally cooked foods as raw flagged in report on emerging issues

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IBM shows use of Big Data and analytics in outbreak investigation

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BfR leading project on detection of highly pathogenic bacteria

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Regulation and safety

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Recall ‘multiplier effect’ back in force - Stericycle

NSAC analysis on produce and preventive control FSMA rule

NSAC analyses produce and preventive controls FSMA rules

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PASS launches food complaints service

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Industry news

Mocon partners with Cherney Microbiological Services

Cherney and Mocon to tackle product spoilage issues

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FSA reveals Campylobacter testing methodology ahead of survey restart

More than 400 experts participate in about 20 EHEDG Working Groups

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Lab Technology

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Dubai prepares to launch smart halal inspection system

One analyst said any potential deal was unlikely

Rumour of Thermo Fisher Scientific $30bn offer for Illumina

VICAM’s Afla-V AQUA Strip Test

Vicam’s strip test certified for aflatoxin analysis

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Sweet William, Bakkavor, Fjordland and Aldi in recalls

Recalls: Aflatoxin B1, foam pieces and fermentation

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Recalls: Campylobacter, lead and gluten

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