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Total number of egg farm sites with environmental samples taken during the month

Dictionary: Environmental sampling is a qualitative technique used to gain additional information on the possible source(s) of product contamination. The presence of pathogenic microorganisms in the environment of a food establishment can indicate poor sanitation or microbial niches.

This information is critical to determining steps that can be taken to stop contamination and reduce the number of future outbreaks and/or recalls.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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Sep 2010N/A24
Oct 2010N/A43
Nov 2010N/A25
Dec 2010N/A0
Jan 2011N/A0
Feb 2011N/A4
Mar 2011N/A28
Apr 2011N/A46
May 2011N/A37
Jun 2011N/A15
Jul 2011N/A17
Aug 2011N/A0
Sep 2011N/A0
Oct 2011N/A5
Nov 2011N/A7
Dec 2011N/A7


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