publication . Article . 2012

Study of microbial contamination of broilers in modern abattoirs in Khartoum state

S.E. Mohamed-Noor; Y.A. Shuaib; S.E. Suliman; M.A. Abdalla;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2012 Journal: Annals of the University Dunarea de Jos of Galati. Fascicle VI: Food Technology (issn: 1843-5157, eissn: 2068-259X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Galati University Press
Abstract
This study was carried out to investigate the contaminating microorganisms that can be found on the breast, legs and backs of broilers during processing. A total of 81 swab samples from 27 carcasses were collected randomly from chicken carcasses slaughtered at modern poultry abattoir in Khartoum State, the Sudan. The samples were taken from 9 Critical Control Points (CCPs), namely; after bleeding with feathers, after scalding, after defeathering, after evisceration, after spray wash, after chilling and packing, workers’ hand, knives and Scalding water. Total Viable Count (TVC) was carried for each sample besides isolation and identification of contaminating bact...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Food processing and manufacture, TP368-456
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