ISBN 92 9 156230 7 (WHO) (LC/NLM classification: QW 138.5.S2)
ISBN 92 5 104873 8 (FAO)
ISSN 1726-5274

Microbiological Risk Assessment Series
1

Risk Assessments of Salmonella in Eggs and Broiler Chickens - 1 - Interpretative Summary

World Health Organization
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

2002

 
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Risk assessments of Salmonella in eggs and broiler chickens: Interpretative summary.

(Microbiological risk assessment series; no. 1)
1.Salmonella - pathogenicity 2.Salmonella enteritidis - pathogenicity
3. Eggs - microbiology 4.Chickens - microbiology 5.Risk assessment - methods
6.Risk management - methods 7.Guidelines I.World Health Organization
II.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations III.Series

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

RISK ASSESSMENT DRAFTING GROUP

REVIEWERS

ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE TEXT

FOREWORD

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE MAIN REPORT

1. RISK ASSESSMENTS OF SALMONELLA IN EGGS AND BROILER CHICKENS - INTERPRETATIVE SUMMARY

1.1 Scope
1.2 History
1.3 Objectives
1.4 Hazard identification
1.5 Hazard characterization

1.5.1 Sources of data
1.5.2 Description of the database
1.5.3 Description of the dose-response relationship
1.5.4 Analysis of the dose-response relationship

1.6 Salmonella in eggs

1.6.1 Exposure assessment
1.6.2 Risk characterization of Salmonella in eggs
1.6.3 Discussion

1.7 Salmonella in broiler chickens

1.7.1 Exposure assessment
1.7.2 Risk characterization of Salmonella in broiler chickens
1.7.3 Summary and recommendations

1.8 Overall key findings

2. RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONS ASKED BY THE CODEX COMMITTEE ON FOOD HYGIENE

3. DATA GAPS AND FUTURE RESEARCH NEEDS

3.1 Hazard characterization
3.2 Data for exposure assessment in general
3.3 Exposure assessment of S. Enteriditis in eggs
3.4 Exposure assessment of Salmonella in broiler chickens

4. REFERENCES CITED

5. THE APPLICATION OF MICROBIOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT

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