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Poultry Processing & Slaughter
on July 31, 2015

Salmonella poultry detection methods, advances

DNA-based detection techniques provide a catch-all approach for identifying different types of Salmonella in poultry products.

Simple identification of the presence of Salmonella species may not be enough for future foodborne pathogen control strategies. Knowing not just whether Salmonella are present but how many are on respective raw chicken carcasses or resulting poultry products may be equally critical for assessing potential risk to the consumer.

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