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QIB Extra consultant microbiologist Professor Mike Peck and colleagues have recently published a paper examining the risk of food poisoning with Bacillus cereus in minimally processed chilled foods.

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Our Microbiologist Jemma Snell takes a look at the microbial safety of the well know cooking method, sous vide. 

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QIB Extra on behalf of Meat Livestock Australia (MLA) and The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) undertook a project using a risk assessment approach and carried out a challenge test experiment, to establish whether a shelf-life of greater than 10 days can be applied to fresh chilled meat.

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Scientists from the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park have developed a test that differentiates between buffalo and cow’s milk, and between the cheeses made from them. Applying the test to commercial products, they found that many restaurant meals and supermarket pizzas claiming to be buffalo mozzarella are mislabelled, and instead contain mozzarella made wholly or partially from cows’ milk. 

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Mark Philo, Researcher at QIB talks anthoyanins and how we determine their profiles in several different foodstuffs.  

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Our microbiologist Kirsty Holmes provides some information and tips on on keeping food safe over the festive season.

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Industry News

Food scientists assess nutritional weapons against COVID-19

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

Selenium, zinc, Vitamin D and a healthy gut microbiota can all help fight the effects of COVID-19, according to scientists presenting at the British Nutrition Foundation's (BNF's) virtual conference Nutrition and COVID-19.

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Masteroast Coffee Co to build £1.5m warehouse

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

Masteroast Coffee Co has commissioned the construction of a Â1.5m standalone warehouse, which can store 2,500 pallets in the Fengate industrial district of Peterborough and is set to create 20 jobs.

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New British Frozen Food Federation president calls for Government help

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

Wiltshire Farm Foods chief commercial officer and managing director Ian Stone has been appointed president and chair of the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF).

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Details of Spalding Border Control Post outlined

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

Details of an approved Border Control Post (BCP) at Spalding â furthering Government plans for ten such inland sites to support post-Brexit food import checks â have been revealed by perishable cargo specialist PML.

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COVID-19 at Kepak Bodmin: 106 self-isolating, most asymptomatic

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

A total of 106 workers are self-isolating at Kepak Group's Bodmin red meat processing plant in Cornwall after testing positive for COVID-19, with most showing no obvious symptoms.

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Heineken faces strike threat at cider plant

Thu, 26 Nov 2020

Heineken faces a threatened strike at its Bulmers and Strongbow cider plant in Hereford over changes to workers pay and employment terms in what trade union Unite describes as a 'sack and sign' campaign.

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QIB Extra Scientists Publish Important Manuscript on Bacillus cereus and Chilled Foods

07/10/2019

QIB Extra consultant microbiologist Professor Mike Peck and colleagues have recently published a paper examining the risk of food poisoning with Bacillus cereus in minimally processed chilled foods.

Read More

Microbial Safety Study of Sous Vide

16/09/2019

Our Microbiologist Jemma Snell takes a look at the microbial safety of the well know cooking method, sous vide. 

Read More