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Project: Analysis and control of egg contamination by Salmonella and other zoonotic pathogens after the move of laying hens to enriched cages and alternative housing systems

01-OCT-06 – 30-SEP-09

The project partners will sample laying hens housed under different housing conditions in the EU to analyse the risk of the housing conditions of the animals on spread of Salmonella to humans due to contaminated egg consumption. Also control measures to combat Salmonella in new housing systems will be explored.