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New Standard Method for Staphylococcal Enterotoxin detection is published

Published on 21/07/2017

We would  like to announce an important news: the Standard EN ISO 19020 on detection of staphylococcal enterotoxins in food has been published by ISO and CEN, dated June 2017.

Publication of revised Regulation on official controls

Published on 03/05/2017

The revised EC Regulation 2017/625 of 15 March has been recently published at the Official Journal of EU: This text is available in each official EU language.

Euroreference issue 2 is online

Published on 07/04/2017

Euroreference is about reference activities dedicated to animal health, plant health and food and water safety. Now 16 other european organisations are co-edtiting it. link to read it

EFSA-ECDC 2015 Annual Report

Published on 02/03/2017

EFSA & ECDC has recently published the European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2015, available at the following link: Part regarding staphylococcal foodborne outbreaks can be found in clause, p 198-199.

Workshop registration open!

Published on 09/04/2015

The NRLs' contact received yesterday the invitation for the upcoming workshop dedicated to staphylococcal enterotoxins. We are looking forward to seeing you in May. The EURL CPS Team Picture: Jawahar Swaminathan and MSD staff at the European Bioinformatics Institute -

2015 ES PT Samples are ready to be shipped

Published on 07/04/2015

Samples for the 2015 PT trial dedicated to SE detection are ready be shipped. Departure from the lab today at 14:00. Arrival at the NRL places expected : 8 or 9 April 2015.