Campylobacter cause most bacterial intestinal diseases in humans. Transmission occurs mainly during the warm season through insufficiently heated poultry meat.
Ragweed blooms from August into the fall and can cause severe allergic reactions. The plant colonizes fallow land, private gardens, road or railroad verges, gravel pits, construction sites and…
Food control: ice cream
In the summer months, it is intensively monitored in Austria. It is primarily tested for pathogens and contaminants. In the past years, approx. 10-14 % of the samples were rejected.
Food control: pesticides
We tested food for pesticide residues; 61 of 1,013 samples had excessive residues.
EU approves vaccine against monkeypox
The vaccine against smallpox (Imvanex ®) approved in the EU was also approved against monkeypox on 7/22/2022.
Potato cultivation under different environmental conditions
Due to climate change, potatoes are increasingly exposed to heat, drought and flooding. In the ADAPT project, we are investigating the potato's responses to stress factors.
Wireworm monitoring in potato
To control wireworms, surveying the time of flight and egg laying is critical. We have tested new trap systems to better determine this timing.
Food safety report 2021 - also available interactively for the first time
Even better information options for consumers - trust in domestic foodstuffs high
20 years AGES Innsbruck
Tyrolean food safety and veterinary site celebrates 20th anniversary.