The strong negative reactions of consumers to food scares have made governments around the world aware of their responsibility towards the production methods and safety of food animal products. Poultry meat and eggs are often blamed for being the cause of salmonella outbreaks and the increase in antibiotic resistance. True or not – the industry has to do its utmost to produce safe and high quality meat, eggs and egg products.
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Keywords: hygiene, management, food safety, human health, disease