Campylobacter Background:

Campylobacter is a less commonly known organism that has quickly become an emerging hot topic in food microbiology in recent years due to various recalls, news articles and evolving government regulations. Surprisingly, this genus of spiral-shaped, microaerophilic bacteria is the most commonly reported bacterial cause of gastroenteritis from foodborne sources in the United States, outranking E. coli, Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus and other more well known microorganisms.   Continue Reading

Today is World Health Day, which is organized annually by the World Health Organization (WHO). This year, World Health Day is dedicated to “Food Safety: From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe.” Mérieux Nutrisciences, a part of Institut Mérieux, is deeply rooted in the effort to advance global public health, and we are proud to support this event and efforts to raise awareness about food safety — one of our key missions. Continue Reading