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Archive | June, 2015

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Reducing the risk of foodborne disease in Tanzania’s meat

IFR is a partner in a project that is helping reduce the risk of foodborne disease in Tanzania’s meat supply chain. Here, IFR’s Dr Gary Barker blogs about the need for such a project, as highlighted by the news of meat shortages prompted over hygiene fears. In a recent issue of “The Citizen”, a leading […]

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Salmonella

How Salmonella synchronises its invasion plan

A new study from the Institute of Food Research has uncovered a mechanism by which Salmonella bacteria organise the expression of genes required for infection. Salmonella bacteria are the leading cause of food borne illness in the EU. Part of what makes them so successful is their ability to invade our bodies, overcoming our natural […]

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