Would you like food poisoning with that?
Date 16 October 2015
It’s not a side order most of us would choose, yet over a million people in the UK suffer from some form of food poisoning each year.
Arnoud van Vliet from IFR’s Food Safety Centre, gave the latest IFR Public Lecture last month. His talk covered the bacteria that cause food poisoning, why they are so good at making us ill, and why the problems are increasing.
Arnoud explains the latest scientific breakthroughs to help battle the bugs, and what the UK government and the food industry need to do to reduce food poisoning. There are top tips for what we as consumers need to do to protect ourselves and our families when storing, preparing and cooking food.