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on August 23, 2021

Bacteriophages could reduce Salmonella in broilers

The technology harnesses viruses to target and destroy bacterial cells.

A low dose of bacteriophage can reduce the Salmonella count in broilers to below detection limits, according to research presented at the Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting.

“Harnessing natural bacteriophages is a 100-year old technology, used routinely in certain parts of the world to treat bacterial disease in humans in…

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