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Poultry Processing & Slaughter / North America
on January 3, 2017

Drying broiler transport cages reduces Campylobacter

Drying broiler chicken transport cages with an absorbent cornstarch powder after spray washing reduces the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter.

Broiler transport cage drying and the application of a dry treatment (absorbent cornstarch powder) have been shown in poultry research to diminish the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter on transport cages.

Broiler transport cages soiled with Campylobacter-positive feces have been shown to facilitate cross-contamination of broilers. In two previous articles…

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