Pathogens

  • August 10, 2022Getting the Dirt on Cleaning Versus Disinfecting 

    Clean and disinfect against pathogens entering and spreading through your animals, saving you...

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  • December 4, 2014Developing Efficient, Multi-Pathogen Tests for Common Cattle Diseases

    Respiratory and enteric diseases are the most common and costly diseases in beef...

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  • November 24, 2014Practical and Effective Food Safety Procedures for Beef Packing Plants

    Recent work has shown that E. coli can essentially be eliminated from dressed...

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  • September 12, 2014Understanding Non-0157 STEC Associated with Cattle and Beef Carcasses

    The food safety risks associated with E. coli O157:H7 are well established and...

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  • December 16, 2013Better Housekeeping

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the December 2013 issue of Canadian...

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  • November 18, 2013More Than One Way to Skin a Cow

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the November 2013 issue of...

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  • June 7, 2013On-farm E. coli O157:H7 Control?

    Editor's note: Following the recent release of the Independent Review of XL Foods Inc. Beef Recall 2012, we thought...

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  • May 24, 2013How do Carcass Processing Procedures Impact Food Safety?

    Canadian beef packing plants have progressively and effectively modified their processes over...

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  • May 21, 2013E-beam Irradiation Research: New Fact Sheet and Video

    Irradiation is approved for food treatment in over 50 countries. In Canada, irradiation is...

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  • April 29, 2013Revisiting Irradiation

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the January 2013 issue of Canadian...

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