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A Guide to Interventions

Interventions are the actions taken at specific points in the production chain that have the best potential to either block or reduce the presence of campylobacter. They are science-based and the result of the many projects undertaken since 2009. Our key intervention points are: On farm biosecurity Catching practices Thinning practices Crates and modules Scalding…

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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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