Distribution of mesophilic Aeromonas species in raw and ready-to-eat fish and meat products in Switzerland.

@article{Gobat1993DistributionOM,
  title={Distribution of mesophilic Aeromonas species in raw and ready-to-eat fish and meat products in Switzerland.},
  author={P F Gobat and Thomas Jemmi},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={117-20}
}
A total of 829 poultry, meat, shellfish and fish products commonly consumed in Switzerland were qualitatively and quantitatively examined for the presence of mesophilic Aeromonas spp. Overall, aeromonads occurred in 24.1% of the samples. Raw food products were frequently contaminated (e.g. 94.1% in minced meat), with colony counts up to 6.0 x 10(6)/g. Some ready-to-eat products had a relatively high percentage of positive samples as well, such as cooked ham in slices (38.2%), mortadella (12.9… CONTINUE READING