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Residual salmonella from previous pig production cycles has been underestimated as a major source of re-infection and cleaning protocols must be stepped up to tackle it, vet Thomas Blaha has warned. Mr Blaha from the School of Veterinary Medicine of Hannover in Germany says on-farm salmonella is one of the strongest determinants in the number of contaminations at the slaughterhouse. A key reason is that pig farm cleaning regimes are often not thorough enough to tackle salmonella bacteria. A greater […]