Chen*1, Y.-H. Lin1,2, Y.-C. Chuang1, Y.-R. Lin1, C. A. Chang1, T. Y. Shen2, and C.-S. Lin1, 1National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C, 2Apex Biotechnology Corporation, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Effect of heat treatments on stability of β-lactams in milk. M. Roca1, M. A. Zorraquino2, C. Igualada3, R. L. Althaus4, and M. P. Molina*1, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, 2Universidad Publica de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, 3Generalitat Valenciana, Valencia, Spain, 4Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Republica Argentina.
Effects of feed withdrawal times prior to slaughter on cecal fermentation and Salmonella shedding at the abattoir. S. Martín-Peláez1, E. Creus1, B. Peralta2, J. F. Pérez*1, E. Mateu2, and S. M. Martín–Orúe1, 1Animal Nutrition, Management and Welfare Research Group, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2Departament de Sanitat i Anatomia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
Efficacy of a micro-encapsulated or non-encapsulated blend of lactic and formic acid to reduce the prevalence of Salmonella in finishing pigs. J. dos Santos1, E. Creus1, J. F. Pérez*1, E. Mateu2, and S. M. Martín–Orúe1, 1Animal Nutrition, Management and Welfare Research Group, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2Departament de Sanitat i Anatomia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
Effects of feed withdrawal and lairage time prior to slaughter on the gut environment and cecal Enterobacteriaceae in finishing pigs. S. Martín–Peláez1, S. M. Martín–Orúe1, J. F. Pérez*1, A. Dalmau2, E. Fàbrega2, A. Velarde , J. Tibau2, and J. Gasa1, 1Animal Nutrition, Management and Welfare Research Group, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, IRTA, Monells, Girona, Spain.
The relationship between Salmonella detection from milk filters and bulk milk and fecal shedding of Salmonella in a dairy herd. J. S. Van Kessel*1, J. S. Karns1, D. R. Wolfgang2, E. Hovingh2, and Y. Schukken3, 1USDA-ARS-EMSL, Beltsville, MD, 2Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 3Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Validation of peracetic acid as an antimicrobial for poultry chillers. S. R. McKee*, L. J. Bauermeister, and J. W. Bowers, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
Evaluation of rep-PCR and denatured gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) in identifying Salmonella serotypes isolated from processed turkeys. P. N. Anderson*1, M. E. Hume1,2, J. A. Byrd1,2, and D. J. Caldwell1, 1Texas A & M University, College Station, 2USDA-ARS, FFSRU, College Station, Texas.
Association between on-farm milk and wash water temperature variations and bulk milk coliform counts. J. C. F. Pantoja, C. Hulland, G. J. M. Rosa, D. J. Reinemann, and P. L. Ruegg*, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Meat quality and microbial shelf life of chicken breast fillets from air or immersion chilled processing systems and packaged under modified atmospheres. D. Monsalve*1, H. Thippareddi1, and S. Russell2, 1University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2University of Georgia, Athens.
Characterization and potential human health risks of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from California dairy cattle over one year. L. M. Bollinger*1, H. S. Hussein1, M. R. Hall1, and E. R. Atwill2, 1University of Nevada, Reno, 2University of California, Davis.
Characterization and potential human health risks of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from feedlot cattle. H. S. Hussein*1, L. M. Bollinger1, M. R. Hall1, S. F. Khaiboullina1, and E. R Atwill2, 1University of Nevada, Reno, 2University of California, Davis.
Prevalence and pre-harvest control factors affecting Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in cattle grazing rangeland forages. L. M. Bollinger*1, H. S. Hussein1, and E. R. Atwill2, 1University of Nevada, Reno, 2University of California, Davis.
Mineral concentrations of tropical forages in the regions of San Vicente de Caguan, Colombia. R. Vargas, L. R. McDowell*, R. Van Alstyne, and N. S. Wilkinson, University of Florida, Gainesville.
Effect of selenium fertilizer on forage selenium content. S. J. Filley*, A. Peters, and C. Bouska, Oregon State University, Corvallis.
Effect of organic and chemical nitrogen fertilization on mulberry (Morus alba) fodder production. J. A. Elizondo Salazar* and C. Boschini Figueroa, Estación Experimental Alfredo Volio Mata. Facultad de Ciencias Agroalimentarias, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica.
The economics of liming coastal dairy pastures. T. W. Downing* and J. Hart, Oregon State University, Corvallis.
Nitrogen fertilization and weather influence winter yield and nutritive value of stockpiled bermudagrass. J. A. Guretzky*, J. B. Ball, B. J. Cook, S. L. Norton, and F. J. Motal, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc., Ardmore, OK.
Macro and micro mineral concentrations of annual cool season pasture forages in north Florida–a four year summary. R. O. Myer*, G. Chelliah, J. N. Carter, L. R. McDowell, N. S. Wilkinson, and A. R. Blount, University of Florida, Gainesville.
Nutritive value of low DCAD timothy forage produced with Cl fertilization. G. F. Tremblay*1, S. Pelletier1, G. Bélanger1, P. Seguin2, R.
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