Food Safety


When Staphylococcus aureus causes sickness and diarrhoea

Staphylococcus aureus can produce toxins in food that cause sickness and diarrhoea. A new study contributes to a better understanding of toxin-producing bacterial strains and suggests that toxins can occur in food production despite hygiene measures.


MOSH/MOAH in Dairy Products – Identifying and Taking Measures to Avoid Input Sources

For some time now, mineral oil hydrocarbons in foods have been the subject of intense discussion. In this factsheet, we give an overview of input sources and benchmarks for different dairy products as well as an introduction to the interpretation of laboratory data.


Consumption of Raw Goat’s Milk: What Is the Risk of Infection with TBE Viruses?

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) pathogens can be transmitted to humans by the consumption of raw milk and raw-milk products from infected goats. The risk is judged to be low, and is most likely to come from on-farm consumption of the (unpasteurised) products.