DETECTION OF MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION IN IMPORTED FROZEN CHICKEN THAT AVAILABLE IN LOCALLY MARKETS

DETECTION OF MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION IN IMPORTED FROZEN CHICKEN THAT AVAILABLE IN LOCALLY MARKETS

  • Mohammed A. Alsoufi
  • Jaber H. Hussain
  • Adil T. Al-Musawi
Keywords: Frozen chicken, Microbial contamination, Food information card

Abstract

The study was carried out to study the quality of 7 samples of imported frozen chicken that are available in locally markets. These samples were collected from Baghdad markets in June 2010. The results were showed that the all samples were not content the name of company and batch number one the labeling, while the microbial test refer to found contamination in all samples, but it in the limited of Iraqi standers specification for frozen chicken, also note Staphylococcus aureus in all samples, the samples C1 and C2 have Salmonella ohio, while not observe Coliform bacteria in all samples.

Author Biographies

Mohammed A. Alsoufi

Department of evaluating products, Market research and consumer protection center, university of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq,

Jaber H. Hussain

Department of laboratory and clinical sciences, AL Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq

Adil T. Al-Musawi

Department of evaluating products, Market research and consumer protection center, university of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq,

Published
2016-12-19