Lesion Severity at Processing as a Predictor of Salmonella Contamination of Pig Carcasses

The presence of lesions may be used to predict Salmonella contamination of pig carcasses, according to new research from Iowa State University. They also found that non–experts on the processing line could use their assessment of the lesions to discriminate between healthy and ill animals before the pigs entered the food chain.
calendar icon 15 March 2012
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