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Management of microbial food safety in arab countries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23127718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Microbial food safety remains a major economic and public health concern in Arab countries. Over the past several years, many of these countries have attempted to revise and upgrade food quality control and surveillance programs; however, these systems vary in scope and effectiveness. This review addresses the major reported foodborne outbreaks and multidrug resistance of pathogenic microorganisms isolated from food products. Major foodborne pathogens of concern included Brucella spp., Clostridium botulinum, fecal coliforms, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, and Staphylococcus aureus. Measures for managing microbial food hazards based on a comprehensive risk analysis also are proposed.
Authors:
Rabih Kamleh; Mey Jurdi; Bassam A Annous
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of food protection     Volume:  75     ISSN:  1944-9097     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Food Prot.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703944     Medline TA:  J Food Prot     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2082-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Environmental Health Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon. rabih.kamleh@aub.edu.lb.
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