Industry supports campylobacter project
The New Zealand Poultry industry says it supports the
Food Safety Authority's drive to reduce the high level of Campylobacter
infection in New Zealand.
The Food Safety
has launched a risk management strategy for reducing the
gastrointestinal disease in poultry, which is regarded as the primary source of
infection in humans.
The strategy ranges from increasing monitoring and preventive measures in
poultry farming and processing to improving food handling practices and consumer
The Food Safety Authority's executive director, Andrew McKenzie, said he
expects the strategy will significantly reduce campylobacter infection
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