EU-wide survey on Salmonella levels in broiler meat flocks

EFSA has published a survey on the levels of Salmonella detected in broiler flocks (chickens reared for meat) across the European Union in 2005-6. Salmonella was estimated to be present in almost 1 in 4 flocks (23.7%) according to the survey which was compiled by EFSA's Zoonoses Task Force comprising expert representatives from EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland.
calendar icon 9 April 2007
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