Fighting Campylobacter

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 19 July 2011



(2011), "Fighting Campylobacter", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 41 No. 4.



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Fighting Campylobacter

Article Type: Food facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 41, Issue 4

Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK. Led by Dr Arnaud van Vliet, IFR’s work on Campylobacter, for example in analysing how it co-exists with gut microbes, or how it adapts its metabolism to survive different environments, is a key part of the BBSRC’s research strategy to protect our food supply. This strategy is broadly based around understanding Campylobacter’s virulence and reduce contamination levels within the food chain.

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