Salmonella in slaughter pigs: the effect of logistic slaughter procedures of pigs on the prevalence of Salmonella in pork.

@article{Swanenburg2001SalmonellaIS,
  title={Salmonella in slaughter pigs: the effect of logistic slaughter procedures of pigs on the prevalence of Salmonella in pork.},
  author={M Swanenburg and Peter J. van der Wolf and H. A. P. Urlings and Jos A M Snijders and Frans van Knapen},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={231-42}
}
A substantial part of the finishing pigs in the Netherlands is infected with Salmonella. Infection of pigs with Salmonella can occur already on the farm. Pigs can also get infected or contaminated during transport, lairage or slaughter. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of separating pigs from Salmonella-infected farms from pigs from Salmonella-free farms during transport, lairage and slaughter on the prevalence of Salmonella on pork after slaughter. Two experiments were carried… CONTINUE READING