Research – IFST outlines the risks associated with foodborne Campylobacteriosis

New Food Magazine Campylobacter

Campylobacter is the most common bacteria causing human gastroenteritis in the world (1 of the 4 main causes of diarrheal diseases) and the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK. Campylobacteriosis is predicted to remain as one of the top 10 causes of death and disease in developing countries by 2020(1).  Chicken is thought to be the most important food through which Campylobacter is transmitted to humans.

 

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