Article published the August 20, 2021
1. IntroductionSalmonella is one of the leading causes of foodborne outbreaks in the United States, responsible for approximately 1 million cases each year . Poultry and poultry products have been implicated as a major source of Salmonella infection in humans . Due to public health concerns, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) mandated that meat-processing plants implement Hazard A ...
Article published the July 30, 2019
INTRODUCTIONSalmonella enterica is the 3rd leading cause of foodborne illnesses globally; accounting for 78 million illnesses and 59 thousand foodborne-related deaths annually (Havelaar et al., 2015). In the United States, non-typhoidal Salmonella is responsible for 1 million illnesses, 19 thousand hospitalizations, and 378 deaths each year (Scallan et al., 2011). Children (≤5 years old) and th ...
Article published the July 11, 2019
INTRODUCTIONIt is estimated that Salmonella causes 1 million illnesses and 380 deaths per year in the U.S and the cost associated with foodborne salmonellosis is estimated in excess of $2.7 billion annually (CDC., 2014b). S. Typhimurium and S. Heidelberg are among the top 10 Salmonella serovars associated with human cases. Poultry products are frequently implicated as the source of human Salmonell ...
Article published the July 17, 2018
IntroductionSalmonella remains the leading cause of outbreak-associated gastroenteritis in the United States, and consumption of poultry products has been implicated in several of these outbreaks (1, 2). Since implementation of the HACCP program, improvement has been made in the level of Salmonella contamination of processed chicken carcasses (3). However, a survey of retail meat from the Washingt ...
Article published the April 19, 2018
Mycoplasmas are bacteria characteristic for their lack of a cell wall, small size, and small genome (1). These pathogens are evolutionarily related to the low-%GC Gram-positive Clostridiales (2), and they are highly host specific and tend to inhabit mucosal surfaces within their host (1). Within the poultry industry, the ability of Mycoplasma gallisepticum to infect the respiratory and reproductiv ...
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At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2018
Article published the September 8, 2017
1. IntroductionModern American agriculture has become successful in producing food security despite having less than 1% of the US population actually listing farming as their occupation . The US Census of Agriculture estimates that 8.6 billion broiler chickens, 107 million turkeys, 96 million beef cattle, and 68 million pigs were sold for meat in 2007 with an additional 350 million laying hens ...
This member gave a presentation on August 8, 2016
At the following event:
2016 AAAP/AVMA Annual Meeting
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