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Zero Salmonella tolerance on poultry: Worthy goal or trade protectionism?

Can an importing country justify, on purely scientific grounds, a zero-tolerance policy for Salmonella on raw poultry?
Can an importing country justify on purely scientific grounds a zero-tolerance policy for Salmonella on raw poultry? The term “zero tolerance” for specific pathogens such as Salmonella in raw food products is interpreted differently in different countries and therefore has been confusing, misleading and misapplied. Using terms such as “zero tolerance” or “absence of a bacterium” in relation to raw poultry should be avoided unless these terms are specifically defined and explained by international agreement.
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Food Safety & Live Production

Campylobacter – How does it get in the chicken?

Researchers at USDA’s Russell Research Center performed a series of studies in an attempt to understand the primary source of Campylobacter and thus lead to its control.
Campylobacter – How does it get in the chicken?Food Safety & Live ProductionResearchers at USDA’s Russell Research Center performed a series of studies in an attempt to understand the primary source of Campylobacter and thus lead to its control.BY N.A.
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