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UK Food System funding opportunity
The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has a funding opportunity on strengthening the resilience of the UK food system. The UK’s just-in-time global food system, where food
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A cartoon of a bacteriophage
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Research using bacteriophages a safe intervention during processing to reduce Salmonella risks from raw pet foods
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Smoked Salmon
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A project trialing the use of bacteriophages as a biocontrol of Listeria in salmon and trout products
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A plastic bowl of salad
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Consumers are increasingly looking for fresh, minimally processed ready-to-eat foods, for perceived health benefits and to support trends towards vegetarian diets. But these do not come without risks to
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Photo of different cheese include cheddar, a soft cheese and a blue cheese
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A project using rapid, anti-body biosensors to monitor pathogens in real time
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A photo of Lettuce
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In the UK, there is a gap in certified training materials for primary produce growers, both those growing fresh produce in fields and those growing food in vertical farms.
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Gold sparkling
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Microbial contamination of food is responsible for 2.4 million cases of food poisoning per year, and also causes food spoilage, contributing to the 25% of food that is wasted.