Tracking the Salmonella status of pigs and pork from lairage through the slaughter process in the Republic of Ireland.

@article{Duggan2010TrackingTS,
  title={Tracking the Salmonella status of pigs and pork from lairage through the slaughter process in the Republic of Ireland.},
  author={Simon M J Duggan and Celine Mannion and Deirdre M Prendergast and Nola Leonard and S{\'e}amus Fanning and Ursula Gonzales-Barron and Jessica Egan and Francis Butler and Geraldine Duffy},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2010},
  volume={73 12},
  pages={2148-60}
}
Salmonella Typhimurium is the predominant serotype isolated from humans in Europe. Pork and pork products are recognized vehicles of Salmonella and are responsible for outbreaks of human salmonellosis. Pigs can become infected with Salmonella on the breeding or fattening farm and during transport, lairage, and slaughter. The aim of this study was to investigate selected points of Salmonella contamination from the time pigs entered the lairage to the time the carcass was processed in the boning… CONTINUE READING

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