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January 15, 2013

Poultry Science showcases papers relating to strategies for advancing the sustainability and safety

Current issue of Poultry Science showcases papers relating to strategies for advancing the sustainability and safety of U.S. poultry
The February issue of Poultry Science, which was made available online, brings to a wider audience a selection of eight important papers highlighting recent advancements in U.S. poultry sustainability, food safety and other challenges presented at PSA’s 2012 annual meeting at the University of Georgia in July. Poultry Science is a journal published by the Poultry Science Association.

Five of the papers in the February issue were presented at the meeting’s keynote symposium, "Tomorrow’s Poultry: Sustainability and Safety." They address a range of topics including immune nutrition, gut ecology, plant-derived antimicrobials, antimicrobial peptides, processing, and packaging. The remaining three papers were presented at a symposium entitled "Next Generation Sequencing: Applications for Food Safety and Poultry Production Symposium." They topics covered range from the role of molecular genetics in poultry production to the use of genome sequencing as a tool for combating Campylobacter jejuni, a leading form of foodborne illness.  Read More 

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