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May 9, 2016

Salmonella prevention requires teamwork between production and processing

Identifying the pathways of Salmonella contamination has poultry producers and processors looking for answers in every step of the process from the farm to table.

“We know that Salmonella occurs naturally in the bird’s intestinal tract and lives there without harming the bird,” Chuck Hofacre, PhD, University of Georgia, told Poultry Health Today. But during the processing stage, he added, bacteria can be transferred to poultry meat, especially poultry parts.  Read More

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