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Food Safety Control in the Poultry Industry

1st Edition - August 8, 2005

Editor: G.C. Mead

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 8 4 5 6 9 - 0 2 3 - 6

The safety of poultry meat and eggs continues to be a major concern for consumers. As a result, there has been a wealth of research on identifying and controlling hazards at all… Read more

Food Safety Control in the Poultry Industry

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The safety of poultry meat and eggs continues to be a major concern for consumers. As a result, there has been a wealth of research on identifying and controlling hazards at all stages in the supply chain. Food safety control in the poultry industry summarises this research and its implications for all those involved in supplying and marketing poultry products.The book begins by analysing the main hazards affecting poultry meat and eggs, both biological and chemical. It then discusses methods for controlling these hazards at different stages, from the farm through slaughter and carcass processing operations to consumer handling of poultry products. Further chapters review established and emerging techniques for decontaminating eggs or processed carcasses, from physical methods to the use of bacteriophage and bacteriocins.With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Food safety control in the poultry industry is a standard reference for both academics and food companies.