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Survey of pathogen interventions and best practices used by beef harvesters and processors


<p>The stated objectives for this work were:
<br/>Therefore, the intent of this project was to survey establishments that harvest beef, produce non-intact beef products and produce ground beef to determine the types of pathogen intervention(s) being applied, methods used to validate these interventions(s), frequency of validation, types and frequency of pathogen testing conducted, sampling procedures and protocols for pathogen testing, use and knowledge of Industry Best Practices, as well as to identify key food safety needs or issues.</p>

Harris, Kerri; Savell, Jeffrey
Texas A&M University
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