TITLE

Call for more research into foodborne viruses

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Food Manufacture;Mar2014, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
94751005

 

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