Controlling egg contamination with salmonella enteritidis
Forum: Controlling egg contamination with salmonella enteritidis by understanding its pathobiology
Published on: 04/26/2012
Author/s : Richard Gast and Jean Guard (United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Russell Research Center)
For more than two decades, public health authorities throughout the world have reported the transmission of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis (S. Enteritidis) to consumers of contaminated eggs produced by infected hens (Greig & Ravel, 2009). For example, epidemiological calculations in the United States have attributed more than 100,000 annual illnesses to contaminated eg...