Campylobacter - Joint Working Group

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Steam as a Decontamination Method

Project outline The project consisted of 3 stages Off line application of steam to carcases assess effect on campylobacter. Building a tunnel with steam jets on the processing line. Assessment of carcases after steam treatment for customer acceptability. A steam chamber was constructed around the main process line just after the inside / outside washer…

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Neck Skin Reduction

Project outline 5 birds were left with standard neck flap length and 5 with neck skin totally removed. Levels of campylobacter were ascertained using a whole carcase rinse method and testing via ISO 10272 Work was undertaken to assess the acceptability to the consumer of carcases with short neck skin. Neck skin was removed at various lengths and…

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