Article Text

Food safety
FSA rethinks Campylobacter in chickens survey

Statistics from

THE Food Standards Agency (FSA) has decided to suspend its survey of Campylobacter contamination of fresh, shop-bought chickens while it reviews what type of testing to undertake.

The survey began in February 2014 as part of a campaign to reduce the proportion of fresh retail chickens contaminated with high levels of Campylobacter. Announcing its decision to suspend testing on April 19, the FSA explained that the survey had been measuring the amount of contamination on the neck skin of the …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.