September 12, 2022

ARCOBACTER: An Emerging Pathogen

Arcobacter is an emerging foodborne pathogen commonly found in water, vegetables, seafood, and other food of animal origin. It is a non-spore-forming, spiral-shaped Gram-negative bacteria that can cause human gastroenteric illness and may diminish the shelf-life of contaminated foods.
June 26, 2018

Campylobacter: An Emerging Foodborne Pathogen

“In 2016, Campylobacter jejuni has finally taken the spotlight as the new food superbug. In a ground- breaking article published in US Food Safety Magazine, University of Leicester scientists Wanford, Ketley, and Bayliss in the UK confirmed that while Salmonella species are still responsible for a large number of outbreaks of foodborne illnesses, Campylobacter is now the most common bacteria associated with food poisoning and contamination in the European Union and in the United States.
COVID-19 and Food Safety