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- Reij, Martine W., et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Food control 2018 v.89 pp. 86-96
- Burkholderia; Campylobacter; Cryptosporidium; Cyclospora; DNA; Entamoeba histolytica; Francisella tularensis; Giardia lamblia; Listeria monocytogenes; Rickettsia; Salmonella; Shiga toxin; Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli; Toxoplasma gondii; Vibrio cholerae; Yersinia pestis; enteroinvasive Escherichia coli; enteropathogenic Escherichia coli; enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli; farming systems; food pathogens; heat tolerance; hepatitis E; lakes; marshes; overhead irrigation; public health; risk; river water; rivers; runoff; vegetables; wild animals; Rwanda
- ... In this study, we tested farm vegetables and agricultural water for the presence of foodborne pathogens, and evaluated farming practices of vegetable farms in Rwanda. Farm vegetable samples were found to be contaminated with foodborne pathogens at considerably high rate (overall 15/99 = 15%). Specifically, the prevalence of pathogens in farm vegetables varied from 1.0% (1/99) for Listeria monocyto ...
- Reij, Martine W., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Food control 2018 v.85 pp. 495-503
- Escherichia coli; Listeria; Valerianella locusta; acetic acid; chlorine; food service; green leafy vegetables; laboratory experimentation; lemon juice; plate count; potassium permanganate; raw vegetables; salads; sanitizers; sanitizing; sodium bicarbonate; sodium dichloroisocyanurate; sodium hypochlorite; washing
- ... Washing with or without sanitizers is one of the important steps designated to reduce or eliminate microbial hazards in fresh vegetables but the settings, conditions and effectiveness of this step remain contentious. In this study, we investigated kitchen scale salad preparation practices in a field study in Rwandan food service establishments (FSEs) and conducted laboratory trials to identify tre ...