USDA’s FSIS announced new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products

New Standards to Help Prevent an Estimated 50,000 Illnesses Annually WASHINGTON, 2016-Feb-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced the finalization of new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products, as well as in raw chicken breasts, legs, and […]

Morrisons Campylobacter results for the whole of 2015 below the 7% FSA target

Bradford, England, 2015-11-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 2013 we have been working hard to reduce Campylobacter levels in fresh chicken. We have introduced a Campylobacter reduction plan which, following independent tests has shown significant improvements year on year. Our results for the whole of 2015 are below the 7% FSA target. We understand that […]

Tesco to further reduce the levels of Campylobacter in its fresh chicken

Tesco, with suppliers, is committed to minimising levels of Campylobacter by 2017 Tesco has consistently been the only major supermarket with a significantly lower level of Campylobacter in its chicken compared to the industry average CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today pledged to further reduce the levels of Campylobacter in its […]

Morrisons: significant drop in the number of the whole chickens showing high levels of campylobacter

Bradford, England, 2015-5-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has announced a significant drop in the number of its whole chickens showing high levels of campylobacter. Testing results since the start of 2015 (Jan – April) show a level of just 2.3 per cent compared to 11.3 per cent during the same period last year. The […]