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The Impact of Carcass Surface Trimming During the Fabrication of Subprpimals on the Resultant Escherichia coli O157:H7 Contamination Level

Investigators
Castillo, Alejandro; Harris, Kerri; Laster, Brittany; Lucia, Lisa; Savell, Jeffrey
Institutions
Texas A&M University
Start date
2009
End date
2010
Objective

To use surrogate microorganisms as a model to evaluate the impact of trimming exterior carcass surfaces during the fabrication of subprimals in order to reduce E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Funding Source
Nat'l. Cattlemen's Beef Assoc.
Project source
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Categories
Escherichia coli
Natural Toxins
Bacterial Pathogens