Study of Antibiotic Use on Farms & Resistant Salmonella

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Research, Salmonella

A team of interdisciplinary scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Charleston VA Medical Center Research Service recently reviewed published literature for evidence of a relationship between antibiotic use in agricultural animals and drug-resistant foodborne Salmonella infections in humans, commonly known as salmonellosis. According to the 2013 CDC Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, two of the eighteen pathogens … Read More

USDA Finalizes New Food Safety Measures in Poultry

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Chicken, Food, food safety, Poultry, Salmonella, Turkey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have finalized the new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products, as well as in raw chicken breasts, legs, and wings. This implementation is estimated to lead to an average of 50,000 prevented illnesses annually. “Over the past seven years, USDA has … Read More

Webinar on Salmonella From Roka BioSciences

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Poultry, Salmonella, Webinar

Roka BioScience is hosting a webinar on June 30 to give a practical semi-quantitative approach to the reduction of salmonella levels in poultry processing. The free event will begin at 2:00pm ET and last about an hour. The webinar that will provide a step-by-step review of the current state of the Poultry industry, the technology, as well as the practical … Read More