Policy paper

The UK national control programme for Salmonella in chickens (gallus gallus) reared for meat (broilers)

To control the low prevalence of Salmonellas in flocks of domestic fowl on holdings in the UK producing chickens for meat for human consumption.

This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government


UK National Control Programme for Salmonella in Chickens (gallus gallus) Reared for Meat (Broilers)

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The programme aims to met the target level set out in Regulation (EC) No 646/2007 which is a maximum percentage of meat chicken flocks remaining positive for Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium of 1% or less by 31 December 2011.

Published 1 January 2008