• Experts gather at BfR to discuss viruses and antimicrobial resistance

    6 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment has organized two events dealing with microbial risks and antimicrobial resistance this month.
    The first symposium presented the latest research on food-associated viruses and the other focused on antimicrobial resistance in the food chain.
    The number of foodborne diseases caused by viruses is increasing, according to the BfR.
    “Hepatitis E, for instance, is transmitted via foods produced from infected domestic and wild pigs. Cases of foodborne infections with noroviruses and hepatitis A viruses are also on the rise.”
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