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Risk Modeling to Improve the Microbiological Safety of Poultry Products

Investigators
Luchansky, John
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
1995
End date
2000
Objective
Identify and conduct research on critical control points affecting the microbiological contamination of poultry from grow-out through final consumer preparation, and to develop interventions and quantitative risk models to ensure food safety.
More information
Conduct grow-out, slaughter, and processing challenge and natural incidence studies to determine or verify critical control points to reduce occurrence of Salmonella, Campylobacter and other enteric pathogenic bacteria in chickens. Conduct intervention studies to reduce or eliminate pathogens in poultry products. Employ unit operation simulations with pathogen challenge studies and enumeration to model the growth, inhibition, or killing of bacterial pathogens. Develop quantitiative risk analyses using incidence data and growth/inhibition models.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
1935-42000-029-00D
Accession number
148771
Categories
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game