CFA October 2021 Newsletter

In this issue:  Listeria legislation SUSSLE database update CFA evidence on Brexit effect Sustainability New CFA member Farming – new approaches Supporting WRAP re water security Congratulations on 10 years of Chilled Education Award-winning – again! STEAM subjects in a digital age Colleagues share experiences CFA NEWSLETTER No.56 for website

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Listeria legislation not broken – don’t fix it!

CFA, its members and their retail customers, have long been at the forefront of the development of best practice, control and regulation of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in the UK, Europe and beyond. CFA’s various Listeria guidance documents are available as free downloads. CFA’s unique members-only dataset of more than three million food and production area data points, collected over the past 12 years, is the most comprehensive in the world. CFA and its members use the data to benchmark performance and to verify efficacy of hygiene control measures and that shelf lives are appropriate. European listeriosis data consistently show UK […]

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SUSSLE database sussed

In response to increased demands being made on its SUSSLE software and Listeria and B. cereus databases, CFA has consolidated all three systems into one and improved the administration of the system to make it easier to use. CFA hopes that these changes will meet the needs of current users and also encourage others to input their information which gives an invaluable picture of the efficacy of control of Listeria and B. cereus. Access to the system is restricted to CFA members and Licensees.

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