Genotyping of Campylobacter coli in Pigs from Farm to Fork

Campylobacter is a bacterial organism that causes 2.4 million foodborne illnesses annually in the United States. Pigs can be infected with these pathogens without symptoms, and fecal contamination of meat during processing could be of high food safety risk. The…

Serological Analysis of Toxoplasma gondii, Trichinella spiralis and Salmonella enterica among niche market antimicrobial-free and conventionally reared pigs

Three globally important zoonotic foodborne pathogens including Salmonella, Trichinella and Toxoplasma, were studied. Serological analysis of these pathogens was conducted on samples collected from two distinct pig production systems: antimicrobial-free, niche market type (ABF) and conventional (indoor-reared). The results from…