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Poultry Processing & Slaughter / Broiler Husbandry / North America
on August 30, 2017

Whole genome sequencing essential tool for food safety

Whole genome sequencing is more than a tool for the government’s foodborne illness outbreak investigations. It is becoming an essential food safety management tool for the poultry industry.

Whole genome sequencing has not only become an essential tool of food safety and regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the technology is being used more and more by food industry…

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