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Microbial and Chemical Contaminants in Processed Catfish for Food Safety

Investigators
Sommers, Christopher
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2009
End date
2012
Objective
To provide information to USDA-FSIS on the incidence and levels of chemical and microbial contaminants in domestic and imported catfish as part of the catfish inspection program as mandated in the 2008 Farm Bill.
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Approach:
Sample domestic and imported catfish from retail establishments in DE, MD, VA, and PA to provide baseline data on chemical and microbial contaminants.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Food Safety Inspection Service
Project source
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Project number
1935-42000-073-02R
Accession number
418497
Categories
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Legislation and Regulations