Microbiological risk assessment in poultry production and processing

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An overview of microbial risk assessment (MRA) and its application in the poultry production and processing are presented. An outline of the general methodology of MRA which includes scoping the problem, key components and alternative approaches, is also presented. Examples of poultry MRAs are given; they focus on Campylobacter and Salmonella which are the main organisms for which MRAs have been developed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFood Safety control in the poultry industry
EditorsG.C. Mead
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • microbiological risk assessment
  • poultry
  • production
  • processing


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