Agri-Food

Foot and Mouse Disease

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  Foot-and-mouse is a severe viral disease of the herd, highly contagious and of a considerable economic impact. It affects cattle and swine as well as sheep, goats and other ruminants linked. All species of deer and antelope as well as elephants and giraffes are susceptible to this disease, besides being transmissible to humans. It […]

Meat

Chile Will Hold a Symposium About Safety Food

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A symposium on safety food will be held in Santiago, capital of Chile, from December 5th to December 7th. Other symposiums have been held in the South American region covering this topic, but this is the first to take place in Chile. Some topics are: Quality water Pathogen Detection Listeria monocytogenes Microbiological diagnostics Contamination in […]

Meat

Risks Posed by Foodborne Pathogens are not Static-Pew

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Quality food magazine published an interesting topic about the risks of transmission of pathogens by poor handling meat and poultry . The danger is not static , some cases have been successfully eliminated others are emerging. Food producers and regulatory agencies must equip themselves with the technological and scientific tools necessary to anticipate and respond […]