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Microbiological risk assessment in poultry production and processing

Kelly, Louise Anne (2005) Microbiological risk assessment in poultry production and processing. In: Food Safety control in the poultry industry. Woodhead Publishing in Food Science and Technology, pp. 255-272. ISBN 9781855739543

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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.