Zero-tolerance for faecal contamination of carcasses as a tool in the control of O157 VTEC infections.

@article{Heuvelink2001ZerotoleranceFF,
  title={Zero-tolerance for faecal contamination of carcasses as a tool in the control of O157 VTEC infections.},
  author={Annet E. Heuvelink and G. Roessink and K Bosboom and Enne de Boer},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={66 1-2},
  pages={
          13-20
        }
}
The Dutch government, the meat producers organisation and the meat industry have recognised O157 VTEC as an important public health hazard, and agreed on the necessity to improve the hygiene in Dutch cattle- and calf-slaughtering establishments. This paper reports activities within a national action programme to achieve this objective, "Zero-tolerance for faecal contamination during slaughter of cattle and calves". The study included inspection of hygienic performances in slaughterhouses, and… CONTINUE READING
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