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Impacts of storm-driven surface runoff and landscape characteristics on Salmonella in farm irrigation ponds in south Georgia, USA
The prevalence of Salmonella in waterways of the southeastern U.S. and elsewhere raises questions about the potential role of contaminated agricultural irrigation water in foodborne illness. This thesis provides background ...
Control of foodborne pathogens and their biofilms by levulinic acid and sodium dodecyl sulfate
The efficacy of commonly used sanitizers in food processing facilities is reduced when organic matter is present. If the sanitizing procedures are inadequate, surviving microorganisms could attach and form biofilms given ...
Ecology of antimicrobial resistance among domestic and free-range fowl populations
Antibiotics are used in commercial agriculture not only for treatment of diseases, but also as animal growth promoters. While antibiotics are not used on every farm, resistance is occasionally found on farms that do not ...
Effects of processing on the microbiology of commercial shell eggs
Since passage of the Egg Products Inspection Act in 1970, there have been many changes in the way shell eggs are processed. Modern operations have been designed to improve external and internal physical quality while ...