Reducing Campylobacter in the food chain has been a key target in the Food Standards Agency‟s (FSA‟s) strategy on foodborne disease since its inception in 2000, and will continue to be a focus in FSA‟s new strategic plan for 2010-2015. The Agency in Scotland (FSAS) contributes to achieving overall UK targets on Campylobacter through its work to ensure that interventions are effective in reducing levels of infection in the Scottish population. In recognition of the importance of this pathogen, FSAS has funded several projects which aim to improve our understanding of the sources and epidemiology of Campylobacter infection inScotland.

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