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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Environmental Reservoirs and Transmission of Food Borne Pathogens

Authors
item Dowd, Scot
item Thurston Enriquez, Jeanette
item Brashears, Mindy - TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

Submitted to: Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: October 15, 2003
Publication Date: December 16, 2003
Citation: Dowd, S.E., Thurston-Enriquez, J.A., Brashears, M. 2003. Environmental reservoirs and transmission of food borne pathogens. In: Ross, E., Beier, C. et al., editors. Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety. IFT Press and Blackwell Publishing. p. 161-l7l.

Technical Abstract: The environment serves as a source and sink for microbial pathogens that are significant to the food industry. The fate and persistence of pathogens in various environments such as water, bioaerosols, and soil sediments can have a profound impact on the potential of these organisms to become food safety hazards. This chapter deals with the fate and transport of microbial pathogens within environmental reservoirs.

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