Survey of Campylobacter Contamination of Packaged Poultry 2011

A report on the results of a survey into the contamination of raw poultry packaging was published today; this revealed that about 10% of samples were found to be contaminated with Campylobacter on the external packaging.  This survey was carried out by the West of Scotland Food Liaison Group – a liaison network of Environmental Health Officers, Public Analyst Laboratories, Food Safety Officers and other professionals working together to protect public health.The press release and details of the survey are attached.

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