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In-House Windrow Composting and its Effects on Foodborne Pathogens

In-House Windrow Composting and its Effects on Foodborne Pathogens
In-House Windrow Composting and its Effects on Foodborne Pathogens.

There is growing concern among consumers about the safety of their food. Within the poultry industry, there are currently several methods for reducing foodborne pathogens, but these are primarily in place at the processing plant. Thus, broiler farms will require greater scrutiny if foodborne pathogens are to be reduced. Several methods for reducing bacteria at the poultry farm have been reported. In -house composting may reduce bacterial numbers, contamination in the processing plant, and eventually pathogens on the final product.

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