On behalf of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, the Norwegian Veterinary Institute has analyzed a total of 152 samples of minced pork and pork dough for Yersinia enterocolitica, a bacterium in which some varieties are capable of causing disease in humans. Pigs are considered to be the main reservoir for pathogenic Y. enterocolitica, and pork is considered an important source of infection.
|What we investigated:||A total of 152 samples of minced pork and pork dough were analyzed.|
|What we were looking for:||Yersinia enterocolitica|
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