10 February 2000
Scientists crack food bug’s code
SCIENTISTS at the Wellcome Trusts Sanger Centre in Cambridge have cracked the genetic code of the food bug campylobacter jejuni.
The bug is thought to be responsible for around 60,000 reported cases of food poisoning in the UK each year.
It is found in half the poultry destined for human consumption.
- Supermarkets push on food hygiene, FWi, 08 February, 1999
- Poultry jabs to crack salmonella in eggs, FWi, 03 November 1998
- The Daily Telegraph 10/02/2000 page 11