Use of whole genome sequencing of food-borne pathogens for public health protection

About 90 leading scientists, representatives of international and European organisations and national food safety authorities gathered in Parma, Italy, to discuss the use of the whole genome sequencing of foodborne pathogens for the protection of public health, in June 2014.

The colloquium report contains abstracts of the opening speeches, summaries of the group discussions and conclusions from the final plenary session.