were periacetic acid at 700 parts
per million and cetylpyridinium
chloride at a 0.6 percent solution.
“The two that I would go to any
time are [cetylpyridinium chlo-ride] and [periacetic acid], and
they both can be very effective,”
McKee said. In these short contact
time “parts decontamination units”
you have a very high concentration
of antimicrobial. McKee said that
chlorine is not effective in this type
of application because of the short
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Tips on reassessments
When discussing the mandatory
reassessments of HACCP programs
for poultry processors who make
ground products, McKee said, “It
isn’t just how much Salmonella
you have but what serotypes you
have. Are your serotypes of human
She said that if you find a sero-
type at the plant of human health
concern in your reassessment,
expect that you will be asked by
the Food Safety and Inspection
Service about the control mea-
sures you are taking on the farm
for that serotype.
McKee said that the two
Salmonella serotypes involved
in the two large ground turkey
recalls, Salmonella Heidelberg
and Salmonella Hadar, are both
common and persistent in turkeys.
She also said that Salmonella enteritidis, which used to be rare in
turkeys and broilers, is now very
prevalent in the broiler industry. ■
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