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Routes of Enteric Micro-organism Contamination of Beef and Lamb Carcasses and Improved Intervention Measures


This project was commissioned to investigate ways to reduce micro-organism contamination of beef and lamb carcasses.
<p>This study compares changes in procedures, slaughterhouse environment and facilities, and their impact (pathogenic and non-pathogenic micro-organisms) of carcasses.
<p>It examines the routes of enteric microorganism contamination of beef and lamb carcasses and investigates intervention measures for reducing contamination.

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The completion of this project was delayed due to the Foot and Mouth disease outbreak.

<p>Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the <a href="; target="_blank">Food Standards Agency Research webpage</a>.

Silsoe Research Institute
University of Nottingham
University of Bristol
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