Prevalence of the main food-borne pathogens in retail food under the national food surveillance system in Japan.


The National Food Surveillance System in Japan was formed in 1998 to monitor the contamination of retail foods with bacterial pathogens. Approximately 2000-3000 samples were tested annually, and the data from food categories that had more than 400 samples collected during 1998-2008 were analysed. With regard to meat, the frequency of positive samples for… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/19440049.2012.745097

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