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USPOULTRY Approves Research Grants


On October 4th, USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation approved three research grants dealing with aspects of poultry meat production.  Research funding was approved by the Boards of Directors of both organizations following evaluation by the Research Advisory Committee.  The three grants comprised:-




  • Evaluating vertical transmission of the Salmonella Reading outbreak strain in turkeys using bioluminescent imaging: Mississippi State University with a grant from Cargill Inc
  • Increasing the efficiency of avian reovirus characterization via real-time sequencing: University of Georgia with a grant from Pilgrim’s Pride Corp
  • Identifying genetic determinants of Campylobacter jejuni that promote bacterial survival during processing and storage: University of Tennessee funded by Koch Foods

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