A Rapid Method for Predicting the Potential Shelf-Life of Fresh Chicken

  • Scott M. Russell


Most chicken marketed in the United States is sold fresh. Fresh foods such as poultry, beef, pork, fish, and milk are susceptible to spoilage. Spoilage defects eventually become organoleptically detectable due to the growth of bacteria on these foods after a specified period of time.


Broiler Chicken Mesophilic Bacterium Fresh Meat Spoilage Bacterium Aerobic Plate Count 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott M. Russell
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  1. 1.Poultry Science DepartmentUniversity of GeorgiaAthensGreece

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