12 Oct
CRISPR - SeroSeq as a tool to reveal Salmonella Populations
  • Posted by Anitox

CRISPR - SeroSeq as a tool to reveal Salmonella Populations

While there are over 2,600 serotypes of Salmonella, a smaller number are commonly linked to human illness. Conventional culture-based identification culminates in selecting a small number of colonies. This poses a problem when multiple serotypes are present in a sample, as it tends to

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29 Sep
Feed Essential to Biosecurity Plans as ASF Is Confirmed in Germany
  • Posted by Anitox

Feed Essential to Biosecurity Plans as ASF Is Confirmed in Germany

Whenever there’s a new incidence of a notifiable disease, the local authorities swing into action, implementing crisis management plans to contain the spread of the infection.  As news disseminates, there’s inevitability renewed interest from a broader audience into the questions ‘how

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18 Sep
Could Local Sourcing Help Control Feed Ingredient Microbial Quality?
  • Posted by Bobby Acord

Could Local Sourcing Help Control Feed Ingredient Microbial Quality?

In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it has become clear that disease outbreaks are not one-off incidents. Our food industry will continue to face challenges in an increasingly interconnected world with a growing population.

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17 Sep
In Practice: Salmonella Egg Recall's $10M Price Tag
  • Posted by Anitox

In Practice: Salmonella Egg Recall's $10M Price Tag

Food recalls are most importantly a public health issue, but they are also significant economic issues. The average cost of a recall to a food company is $10M in direct costs, in addition to brand damage and lost sales according to a joint industry study by the Food Marketing Institute

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16 Sep
Layer Hens Are at Increased Risk of Feed Source Pathogens
  • Posted by Anitox

Layer Hens Are at Increased Risk of Feed Source Pathogens

A risk to food safety: Salmonella costs the global egg industry billions every year in lost revenue, recalls and loss of brand value. Eggs are widely accepted as a major source of human salmonellosis.  Where outbreaks occur, sales of poultry products are hit hard for long periods.

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16 Sep
Researcher Confirms: Poultry Will Find AI in Feed
  • Posted by Anitox

Researcher Confirms: Poultry Will Find AI in Feed

It's four years since Independent Poultry Veterinarian Dr. Haroldo Toro warned that AI virus may survive in chicken feed, especially when it is unprotected from contamination by organic material such as faeces.

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