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Norovirus Seminar: Current knowledge of contamination of the UK food supply chain - Campden, UK

2018, September 28

Food » Seminar

The seminar will:

  • Present new, unseen, data on norovirus in the UK food chain. The data was collected during a Food Standards Agency funded project, part of which involved gathering norovirus data on shellfish (oysters), salad leaves and soft berry fruits sold in UK retailers.

  • Involve presentations from expert speakers:
      - The Norovirus Attribution Study (NoVAS), Prof. Sarah O’Brien (University of Liverpool)

      - A One Year Survey of Norovirus in UK Oysters Collected at the Point of Sale, Dr. James Lowther (CEFAS)

      - Prevalence of Norovirus in produce sold at retail in the United Kingdom, Dr. Nigel Cook (Jorvik Food and Environmental Virology)

      - Prevalence of NoV in the catering environment in outbreak and non-outbreak premises, Dr. Nicola Elviss (Public Health England)

      - Measuring Norovirus capsid integrity for predicting infectivity and determining the origins of Norovirus RT-qPCR signals, Dr. Angus Knight

      - What should we do now?, Martin D’Agostino (Campden BRI), includes a round table workshop/discussion

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Chipping Campden
United Kingdom


Campden BRI
Phone: +[44] 1386 842104
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