Hygienic-Sanitary Evaluation of Sushi and Sashimi Sold in Messina and Catania, Italy

  title={Hygienic-Sanitary Evaluation of Sushi and Sashimi Sold in Messina and Catania, Italy},
  author={Daniele Muscolino and Filippo Giarratana and Chiara Beninati and Agata Tornambene and Antonio Panebianco and Graziella Ziino},
  booktitle={Italian journal of food safety},
Sushi and sashimi are traditional Japanese food, mostly consisting of raw seafood alone or in combination with rice. Eating sushi and sashimi has become popular in many countries even outside Japan. This food is not free from health risks such as ingestion of pathogenic bacteria or parasite. The aim of this study was to investigate on hygienic-sanitary quality of sushi and sashimi sold in the cities of Messina and Catania, Southern Italy. Fifty samples (38 sushi and 12 sashimi) were analysed to… CONTINUE READING
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