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Zoonoses Public Health. 2010 Nov;57 Suppl 1:1-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1863-2378.2010.01378.x.

Pork safety: achievements and challenges.

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Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota, USA. davie001@umn.edu

Abstract

Safepork is a biennial international symposium for researchers investigating the epidemiology and control of foodborne hazards in pork. Current research is heavily weighted towards enteric bacterial pathogens for which development of reliable practical interventions for farmers has proven frustrating. In contrast, modern production practices have greatly reduced the risk of parasitic foodborne pathogens. Better understanding of host adaptation of emerging agents is important for assessing their potential zoonotic and foodborne risks.

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