Safety and quality of fresh water crayfish Procambarus clarkii in the river Nile.

@article{Elmossalami1999SafetyAQ,
  title={Safety and quality of fresh water crayfish Procambarus clarkii in the river Nile.},
  author={Mohamed Khaled Elmossalami and Marwan Emara},
  journal={Die Nahrung},
  year={1999},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={
          126-8
        }
}
Fresh water crayfish Procambarus clarkii which recently appeared in River Nile and its resources all over Egypt was microbiologically and chemically evaluated in order to determine its safety and quality as human food. The average aerobic plate and Enterobacteriaceae counts/g were 1.6 x 10(8) and 3.5 x 10(5), and the coliforms and E. coli were isolated from 100% and 40% of the examined samples respectively. However, Salmonellae could not be isolated from any of the examined samples. 20% of the… CONTINUE READING

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