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Title: A quantitative risk assessment of E.coli 0157:H7 in Irish minced beef
Authors: Duffy, Geraldine
O'Brien, Stephen
Carney, Eimear
Butler, Francis
Cummins, Enda
Nally, Padraig
Mahon, Denise
Henchion, Maeve
Cowan, Cathal
Keywords: Escherichia coli 0157:H7
E. coli
Beef
Beef safety
Food-borne pathogens
Microbiology
Issue Date: Feb-2005
Publisher: Teagasc
Citation: A quantitative risk assessment of E.coli 0157:H7 in Irish minced beef. The National Food Centre Research Report No. 74. Geraldine Duffy et al. Dublin; Teagasc, 2005. ISBN 1841704318
Series/Report no.: The National Food Centre Research Report;No. 74
Abstract: A national quantitative risk assessment was undertaken for minced beef in the Republic of Ireland. The objective was to estimate the probability of E. coli O157:H7 infection from consumption of Irish beef and to investigate the parts of the beef chain contributing most to the risk posed by this pathogen.The quantitative risk assessment was broken into 3 main modules: 1) production of boxed beef trimmings; 2) processing of trimmings and burger formation and 3) retail/domestic consumption phase. Key points in each module (beef hide, beef trimmings and beef products at retail) were validated using data derived from microbiology sampling at beef abattoirs, supermarkets and butchers’ shops in Ireland.
Description: End of Project Report
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11019/159
ISBN: 1841704318
Appears in Collections:REDP End of Project Reports
Food Marketing & Agri-Innovation
Food Safety
Food Programme End of Project Reports

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