Contents tagged with contamination

14 October 2021

This factsheet guides the implementation of practical food safety and risk assessment. It provides background information on important potential microbial contaminants of fresh produce, and also considers the role of microbiological testing of indicator species for water and fresh produce.

7 September 2020

Tests have shown that handling salad produce with gloves containing natural latex rubber compounds can result in the deposition of reportable levels of dithiocarbamates. This factsheet reports on the results of dithiocarbamate tests from four different glove types and recommends the most appropriate glove types for handling fresh produce.

14 April 2020

Understanding contamination, disinfection and managing risk

14 March 2019

Understanding impact of chlorine dioxide and electrolysed irrigation water

22 May 2018

Good water is key for health and good production. This report by RAFT solutions summarises technical and practical information on principles and practice based on international standards and published science, coupled with practical experience and knowledge from UK pig production

10 August 2018

Water is key for health, welfare and productivity. Sampling water may be an assurance scheme requirement. You may also wish to test minerals, flow rate and temperature to assess quality and quantity of a new supply or to investigate issues such as poor water intake or blocked pipes and filters

16 July 2018

Water is key for health, welfare and productivity. Sampling water may be an assurance scheme requirement. You may also wish to test minerals, flow rate and temperature to assess quality and quantity of a new supply or to investigate issues such as poor water intake or blocked pipes and filters

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