The use of risk assessment to support control of Salmonella in pork

Maarten Nauta

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Abstract

Despite the effectivity of control measures in the past decade, domestic pork was estimated to be the most important food source for salmonellosis in Denmark in 2014 (Anonymous 2015). Therefore, there is a continued focus on the identification of effective intervention measures in the pig and pork production chain. In this paper, an overview will be given of the results of some research projects that have been performed at the National Food Institute to study the potentials of interventions. In these projects, the specific objective was to estimate the effectivity in terms of reduction of the risk of salmonellosis for the Danish population. The results of these projects illustrate how quantitative microbiological risk assessments (QMRAs) can be applied to support the control of Salmonella in pork.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2016
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventBfR Symposium Zoonosen und Lebensmittelsicherheiy - BfR, Berlin, Germany
Duration: 10 Nov 201611 Nov 2016

Conference

ConferenceBfR Symposium Zoonosen und Lebensmittelsicherheiy
LocationBfR
CountryGermany
CityBerlin
Period10/11/201611/11/2016

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