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FSA outlines measures to stamp out Campylobacter in UK poultry

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ERADICATING Campylobacter from UK poultry was at the top of the Food Standards Agency's (FSA) agenda, as it released a new strategy to combat the infection.

Following an increase in the prevalence of the bacterium in UK-produced chicken in the past decade, the FSA published a series of recommendations focusing on ways that the industry and government can work together to reduce infection rates.

Recommendations for implementation on farms and in primary production include: comprehensive monitoring of flocks; maximising biosecurity measures and driving a change in the …

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