What is it about?
Since 2016, catfish and other siluriform fish were moved from FDA inspection to USDA/FSIS. This is the first time in history that a seafood product is under the inspection of USDA/FSIS. In this publication we assessed the impact of the regulation in Louisiana wild-caught catfish industry and evaluated the prevalence of Salmonella and microbial characteristics of raw wild-caught catfish fillets.
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Why is it important?
This is the first published work that describes the impact that moved form FDA inspection to USDA/FSIS had in silurifome fish local industry. Findings provide a clear perspective on challenges and changes to the industry.
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This page is a summary of: Effect of Federal Inspection on Louisiana Wild-Caught Catfish Industry, Prevalence of Salmonella and Microbial Characteristics of Raw Wild-Caught Catfish Fillets, Journal of Food Protection, May 2021, International Association for Food Protection, DOI: 10.4315/jfp-21-153.
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