DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.09.005
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Harshavardhan Thippareddi

Abstract: Meat and meat products are consumed extensively throughout the world. Meat is a nutritious and a nutritionally well balanced component of a meal, with a per capita consumption of meat is about 8.7 kg a year. In recent years, some of the high profile outbreaks and recalls of meat have resulted from meatborne pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes. Some of the pathogens are associated with specific products, such as E. coli O157:H7 with beef and beef products, L. mono…

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