Call for more research into foodborne viruses

March 2014
Food Manufacture;Mar2014, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The article emphasizes the need to improve the understanding of foodborne viral infections such as norovirus, hepatitis A and hepatitis E for better prevention and control, according to scientific experts who advise the Food Standards Agency (FSA) of Great Britain. Recommendations from the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF) include more research study on food contamination through sewage. It raises the concern about the advice to consumers about foodborne viruses.


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