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Salmonella Incidence Response Plan

Published Authors R. Chia, P. C. Scott Organisation AECL, Scolexia Research Timing May 2017 Category Tag Export to PDF

The Salmonella Incidence Response Plan (SIRP) collates all information in a single document and provides a structured and coherent response framework to be followed when a farm had been implicated in a foodborne outbreak. This response plan can be used by both government agencies and producers during an investigation so everyone has a greater clarity of responsibilities and requirements for all involved in an investigation. It is designed to improve the closure rate for investigations and identify on-farm risks that will enable implementation of appropriate corrective actions where required, reduce the likelihood of reoccurrence and allow informed decisions.