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Bensink, J.C. 1974 Cleaning in the Food Industry. CSIRO Food Research Quarterly, 34, pp. 49–61

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences. 1985 Industrial waste water treatment in developing countries. Lyngby

FAO. 1975 FAO Regional Training Centre, Athi River, Kenya. Lecture notes, ch. 11

FAO. 1978 Slaughterhouse and Slaughterslab Design and Construction. Animal Production and Health Paper No. 9 by P.J. Eriksen, Rome

FAO. 1979 Codex Alimentarius Commission. Recommended International Code of Practice. General Principles of Food Hygiene. CAC/Vol. A. Ed. 1. Rome

International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods. 1980 Microbial Ecology of Foods. Vol. 1, pp. 232–258. London, Academic Press

Mann, I. 1984 Guidelines on Small Slaughterhouses and Meat Hygiene for Developing Countries. WHO document (unpublished) VPH/83.56 Geneva

Schmidt, U. 1983 Cleaning and Disinfection of Slaughterhouses and Meat Processing Factories. Fleischwirtschaft, 63, pp. 1188–1191

* Skaarup, T. 1984 Optimering og rengøorings- og desinfektionsmetoder i slagteri, kød- og fiskeindustri (in Danish only). Ph.d thesis. International Service Systems, Copenhagen

Troller, J.A. 1983 Sanitation in Food Processing. New York, Academic Press

Watrous, G.H. Jr. 1975 Food Soils, Water Hardness and Alkaline Cleaner Formulations. Journal of Milk and Food Technology, 38, pp. 163–165

WHO. 1984 Guidelines for drinking water quality. Vols 1 and 2. Geneva

* This publication contains a number of references related to cleaning and disinfection in slaughterhouses and the meat processing industry

Appendix 1


Information, skills, and/or attitudes to be acquired by slaughterhouse personnel through education and/or training



1.Animal breeding: selected articles from World Animal Review, 1977 (C* E*F* S*)
2.Eradication of hog cholera and African swine fever, 1976 (E* F* S*)
3.Insecticides and application equipment for tsetse control, 1977 (E* F*)
4.New feed resources, 1977 (E/F/S*)
5.Bibliography of the criollo cattle of the Americas, 1977 (E/S*)
6.Mediterranean cattle and sheep in crossbreeding, 1977 (E* F*)
7.Environmental impact of tsetse chemical control, 1977 (E* F*)
7 Rev.Environmental impact of tsetse chemical control, 1980 (E* F*)
8.Declining breeds of Mediterranean sheep, 1978 (E* F*)
9.Slaughterhouse and slaughterslab design and construction, 1978 (E* F* S*)
10.Treating straw for animal feeding, 1978 (C* E* F* S*)
11.Packaging, storage and distribution of processed milk, 1978 (E*)
12.Ruminant nutrition: selected articles from World Animal Review, 1978 (C* E* F* S*)
13.Buffalo reproduction and artificial insemination, 1979 (E**)
14.The African trypanosomiases, 1979 (E* F*)
15.Establishment of dairy training centres, 1979 (E*)
16.Open yard housing for young cattle, 1981 (E* F* S*)
17.Prolific tropical sheep, 1980 (E*)
18.Feed from animal wastes: state of knowledge, 1980 (E*)
19.East Coast fever and related tick-borne diseases, 1980 (E*)
20/1.Trypanotolerant livestock in West and Central Africa, 1980 Vol. 1 - General study (E* F*)
20/2.Trypanotolerant livestock in West and Central Africa, 1980 Vol. 2 - Country studies (E* F*)
21.Guidelines for dairy accounting, 1980 (E*)
22.Recursos genéticos animales en América, Latina, 1981 (S*)
23.Disease control in semen and embryos (E* F* S*)
24.Animal genetic resources - conservation and management, 1981 (E*)
25.Reproductive efficiency in cattle, 1982 (E*)
26.Camels and camel milk, 1982 (E*)
27.Deer farming, 1982 (E*)
28.Feed from animal wastes: feeding manual, 1982 (E*)
29.Echinococcosis/hydatidosis surveillance, prevention and control: FAO/UNEP/WHO guidelines, 1982 (E*)
30.Sheep and goat breeds of India, 1982 (E*)
31.Hormones in animal production, 1982 (E*)
32.Crop residues and agro-industrial by-products in animal feeding, 1982 (E/F*)
33.Haemorrhagic septiacaemia, 1982 (E* F*)
34.Breeding plans for ruminant livestock in the tropics, 1982 (E* S*)
35.Off-tastes in raw and reconsitituted milk, 1983 (E* F* S*)
36.Ticks and tick-borne diseases: selected articles from World Animal Review, 1983 (E* F* S*)
37.African animal trypanosomiasis: selected articles from World Animal Review, 1983 (E* F*)
38.Diagnosis and vaccination for the control of brucellosis in the Near East, 1983 (E*)
39.Solar energy in small-scale milk collection and processing, 1983 (E*)
40.Intensive sheep production in the Near East, 1983 (E*)
41.Integrating crops and livestock in West Africa, 1983 (E*)
42.Animal energy in agriculture in Africa and Asia, 1983 (E/F*)
43.Olive by-products for animal feed, 1982 (E* F* S* Ar*)
44/1.Animal genetic resources conservation by management, data banks and training, 1984 (E*)
44/2.Animal genetic resources cryogenic storage of germplasm and molecular engineering, 1984 (E*)
45.Maintenance systems for the dairy plant, 1984 (E*)
46.Livestock breeds of China, 1985 (E*)
47.Réfrigération du lait à la ferme et organisation des transports, 1985 (F*)
48.La fromagerie et les variétés de fromages du bassin méditerranén, 1985 (F*)
49.Manual for slaughter of small ruminants in developing countries, 1985 (E*)
50.Better utilization of crop residues and by-products in animal feeding: research guidelines - 1. State of knowledge, 1985 (E*)
51.Dried salted meats: charque and carne-de-sol, 1985 (E*)
52.Small-scale sausage production, 1985 (E*)
53.Slaughterhouse cleaning and sanitation, 1985 (E*)

Availability: November 1985
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