Foodborne illness research
Information on research programmes that aim to provide robust information on the presence, growth, survival, control and elimination of microorganisms throughout the food chain. Includes the extent, distribution, causes and costs of foodborne illness that may arise from meat, eggs and poultry, shellfish or organic wastes.
- Whole genome molecular epidemiology of E.coli O157 isolates from humans, food and the environment
- Feasibility of introducing methods, in the UK, for reducing shedding of E. coli O157 in cattle
- Evaluating FSA guidance on cross contamination
- Development and validation of methods for the detection and identification of sorbitol-fermenting E.coli O157:H-