Salmonella enterica in eggs
10/20/2000-More table egg producers are routinely
testing for Salmonella enterica than 5 years
ago, according to a study by the USDA,s National
Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS).
Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis,
commonly known as SE, is a key topic of interest
for the United States table egg layer industry.
NAHMS conducted the national study to contribute
to the knowledge base on this health issue
and to obtain an overview of layer health
and management that will help the industry
address other educational and research topics.
SE results are presented in Salmonella enterica
Enteritidis in Table Egg Layers in
a report released in October 2000.
collected data from a statistically-valid
sample of table egg layers from 15
Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida,
Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri,
North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania,