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Theme: Detection of food pathogens and their toxins

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FC0745: Development and assessment of reliable specific assay procedures for detection of marine biotoxins in shellfish
Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £322,388
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FS1202: Improve classification & identification of food microorgani- sms via an RNA database: maintain the NCFB
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £947,233
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FS1205: A study of the potential of in-vivo bioluminescence to measure microbial injury and death in real food systems.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1993, Cost £136,702
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FS1206: Rapid extraction and detection of specific pathogens from food by magnetic fluorescence amplification & flow cytometry
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £302,530
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FS1207: Evaluation of Sampling Techniques for the Assessment of Baca on Food Contact Surfaces
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1994, Cost £25,117
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FS1211: Genetic techniques to detect E. coli 0157
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £66,345
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FS1212: Investigation of the compatability of complex food matrices with pathogens detection using PCR.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £220,000
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FS1213: Development and validation of rapid viable pathogen testing and enumeration at low levels by a simple & low cost method.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £244,637
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FS1214: Development of a rapid PCR approach to the screening of foodstuffs for the presence of Campylobacter jejuni.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £69,433
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FS1215: Factors affecting microbial toxins in foods
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £187,500
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