The effect of abattoir design on aerial contamination levels and the relationship between aerial and carcass contamination levels in two Irish beef abattoirs

D. M. Prendergast*, D. J. Daly, J. J. Sheridan, D. A. McDowell, I. S. Blair

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    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)589-596
    Number of pages8
    JournalFood Microbiology
    Volume21
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - Oct 2004

    Funding

    This research was financially supported by the European Commission under the FAIR PL97/3301. Sincere thanks are due to Dr. Dermot Harrington and to Ms. Paula Reid, Teagasc Headquarters, Sandymount, Dublin 4, Ireland, for their assistance with the statistical analysis.

    FundersFunder number
    European CommissionFAIR PL97/3301

      Keywords

      • Abattoir design
      • Air sampler
      • Airborne bacteria
      • Carcass contamination

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