Campylobacter in Poultry News
News published on January 20, 2016:
Federal U.S. food safety surveillance data in recent years shows significant progress by the poultry and red meat industries in reducing foodborne pathogens. Nonetheless, notes Doug Smith, Ph.D., Director of Fo...
News published on January 18, 2016:
Campylobacteriosis is among the most common bacterial infections in humans: in the EU alone, the number of cases per year is estimated to be around 9 million. Knowing that the disease is often linked to the con...
News published on May 13, 2009:
New research from Denmark suggests a promising method using air samples to continuously monitor broiler flocks for the presence of the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter. The findings are reported in the April 20...
American Society for Microbiology via EurekAlert!
News published on June 25, 2008:
One of the most common food-borne pathogens, Campylobacter sickens more than two million people in the United States every year. With funding from USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Ser...
USDA CSREES release
News published on October 16, 2007:
A quicker, simpler way to distinguish between Campylobacter species has now been licensed for manufacture by two U.S. companies. The new culture medium called Campy-Cefex is specifically designed to detect and ...
USDA Agricultural Research Service
News published on September 17, 2007:
University of Nottingham experts have joined forces with Canadian biotech company GangaGen Life Sciences Inc to develop new weapons in the fight against food poisoning.They are engaging in a major research proj...
University of Nottingham press release
News published on August 10, 2006:
Consumer concerns about campylobacter have been high on the agenda at today's meeting of the Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand (PIANZ).
The PIANZ board gathered in Auckland to hear the latest inter...
The Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand
News published on June 15, 2006:
Warnex Inc. announced that its quantitative Campylobacter test used with the WarnexTM Rapid Pathogen Detection System has been granted Performance TestedSM status by the AOAC Research Institute (Certificate No....
News published on January 25, 2006:
A highly specific, fast and sensitive PCR based method to detect C. jejuni has been developed by researchers in China.
Campylobacter jejuni is a species of curved, rod shaped bacteria, and is responsible for...
News published on May 24, 2005:
The source of the bacterium Campylobacter on poultry farms and in processing plants probably lies in the birds' lungs, according to research by two scientists, reports Ahmed ElAmin.
The bacteria can contamin...
Food Production Daily