Microbiological quality of Australian beef.

  title={Microbiological quality of Australian beef.},
  author={David H Phillips and John Sumner and James F. Alexander and Kenneth Dutton},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  volume={64 5},
A survey of the microbiological quality of beef carcasses and boneless beef produced in Australia was conducted during the period June to November 1998. Sponge samples were collected from 1,275 carcasses, and meat samples were drilled from 990 cartons of frozen boneless beef. Carcass and boneless beef samples were respectively collected from 21 and 27 establishments that concentrated on export and from 38 and 3 establishments supplying the Australian domestic market of which 31 were very small… CONTINUE READING