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Surveillance Study of Antimicrobial Resistance in UK Retail Chicken and Pork

Institutions
HallMark Meat Hygiene
Public Health England
Start date
2017
End date
2018
Objective

This study aims to determine the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Campylobacter in retail chicken and AMR in Salmonella in retail pork as well as commensals in these meats. It will be representative of UK market share with sampling commencing in September 2017 for two months. Samples will be tested at contracted laboratories and report of the survey will be available in Spring 2018.

Funding Source
Food Standards Agency
Project source
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Project number
FS101196
Categories
Antimicrobial Resistance
Salmonella
Campylobacter
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game