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Gene-ius! Study looks at preventing foodborne Salmonella infection

By News Desk on March 4, 2019 “Brazilian researchers are investigating which genes are important for the survival of Salmonella to help prevent foodborne infections in humans. The team from the School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences at the State University of São Paulo (FCAV-UNESP) are looking at survival of the bacterial species Salmonella in the intestinal tract […]

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Romaine expected in stores soon; new labels with date, field information coming

Government and industry officials say new labels for romaine lettuce will help keep the public safe during events such as the current E. coli outbreak. But, most entities in the supply chain are not involved in the initiative and not all forms of romaine will carry the voluntary labels for consumers. Growers are working on […]

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Time for supermarkets to increase their private label game

At PLMA show, grocery veteran points to threat of deep discounters Russell Redman 1 | Nov 14, 2018 “Grocery retailers need a strong private brand offering as part of their game plan to compete in today’s fast-changing marketplace, former Kroger and Harris Teeter executive Fred Morganthall said this week in a keynote speech at the 2018 PLMA […]

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Researchers uncover Salmonella Typhimurium diversity in Brazil

By Joe Whitworth on November 15, 2018 “Researchers in Brazil have found Salmonella is resistant to different classes of antibiotics and have identified genes responsible for that resistance. It was the first study of Salmonella Typhimurium strains isolated in Brazil that used Whole Genome Sequencing to access the genetic diversity and molecular bases of antimicrobial resistance. The variety and […]

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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Canada is recognized as having one of the strongest food safety systems in the world. But the speed, volume and complexity of food production have produced new risks and challenges – including new threats to food safety, changing consumer preferences and prevention-focused international standards. Responding to these challenges is critical to maintaining Canada’s reputation as a world […]

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