Safe Pork 2013 ProceedingsThe 10th International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork examines the various epidemiological risks facing pig and pork production, drawing from an international community of scientists, producers, medical practitioners, and health professionals to weigh in on these issues.

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2013
Tuesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

#1447 Visual-only meat inspection of pigs fattened outdoors: a food safety risk?

Sue C. Tongue, Scotland’s Rural College
R. Oliva-Abascal, Scotland’s Rural College
J. Evans, Scotland’s Rural College
I. S. McCrone, University of Cambridge
C. Webster, Scotland’s Rural College
A. W. Tucker, University of Cambridge
C. Gomes, Scotland’s Rural College

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Abattoir-specific ways of implementing risk-based meat inspection methods in Germany

Thomas Blaha, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
G. Klein, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
D. Meemken, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Antimicrobial resistance and class 1 integrons in Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Derby isolates from pig abattoirs

G. V. Lopes, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
G. B. Michael, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
S. Schwarz, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
M. Cardoso, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli and Enterococcus sp. isolated from swine carcasses at the pre-chill stage

C. Pissetti, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
T. Campos, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
G. O. Werlang, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Jalusa Deon Kich, Embrapa Suínos e Aves
M. Cardoso, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Approaches to reduce antibiotic resistance in the pork supply chain

Lourens Heres, VION Food Group
S. Düsseldorf, Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
D. Oorburg, VION Food Group
B. A. P. Urlings, VION Food Group

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Assessing the role of feed as a risk factor for Salmonella in pig production

A. M. Burns, Teagasc
P. G. Lawlor, Teagasc
G. E. Gardiner, Waterford Institute of Technology
U. Tiwari, Teagasc
G. Duffy, Teagasc

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Assessing the role of feed as a risk factor for Salmonella in pig production

A. M. Burns, Teagasc
P. G. Lawlor, Teagasc
G. E. Gardiner, Waterford Institute of Technology
U. Tiwari, Teagasc
G. Duffy, Teagasc

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Assessment of human risk for yersinosis after consumption of Danish produced non-heat-treated ready-to-eat pork products

M. Sandberg, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
F. Hansen, Danish Technological Institute
H. Christensen, Danish Technological Institute
Lis Alban, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Assessment of the efficiency of ozonated water as bacterial contamination reduction tool in a pork cutting plant

G. Larivière-Gauthier, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal
Sylvain Quessy, Université de Montréal
S. Fournaise, Olymel
Philippe Fravalo, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Assessment of the impact of omitting palpation of the lungs and the liver at meat inspection

Lis Alban, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
G. Pacheco, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
A. B. Kruse, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
J. V. Petersen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Assessment of the impact of omitting palpation of the lungs and the liver at meat inspection

Lis Alban, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
G. Pacheco, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
A. B. Kruse, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
J. V. Petersen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Assigning Defined Daily Doses Animal: a European multi-country experience

Merel Postma, Ghent University
Marie Sjölund, National Veterinary Institute
Lucie Collineau, Safoso AG
Svenja Loesken, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Elisabeth Okholm Nielsen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
Katharina D. C. Stärk, Safoso AG
Jeroen Dewulf, Ghent University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Austrian model approach to assess quality of post-mortem feedback-information systems in pigs

Sabine Wanda, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
C. Schleicher, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
S. Scheriau, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
J. Koefer, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Austrian model approach to assess quality of post-mortem feedback-information systems in pigs

Sabine Wanda, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
C. Schleicher, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
S. Scheriau, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
J. Koefer, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Case study: Tuberculination, serology and bacteriology of sows at a farrowing unit suspected of an infection with Mycobacterium avium

Derk Oorburg, Wageningen University
H. Hiller, Wageningen University
D. Bakker, Wageningen University
H. Wisselink, Wageningen University
P. Buholzer, Prionics AG
S. Cooremans, Dierenartsenpraktijk Lintjeshof
Lourens Heres, VION Food Group
H. A. P. Urlings, Wageningen University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Comparison of organic and conventional pig productions on prevalence, antibiotic resistance and genetic diversity of Escherichia coli

A. Kerouanton, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
V. Rose, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
B. Chidaine, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
I. Kempf, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
Martin Denis, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Data on distribution and characterization of Listeria monocytogenes strains in a pork slaughter and cutting plant in Quebec support an earlier surveillance in the meat production chain

Philippe Fravalo, Université de Montréal
G. Larivière-Gauthier, Université de Montréal
A. Kerouanton, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Safety
Sylvain Quessy, Université de Montréal
S. Fournaise, Olymel
S. Bekal, Laboraotire de Santé Publique du Québec
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Depletion of penicillin G residues in sows after intramuscular injection

David J. Smith, United States Department of Agriculture
S. J. Lupton, United States Department of Agriculture
Weilin L. Shelver, United States Department of Agriculture
D. J. Newman, North Dakota State University
S. Larsen, National Pork Board

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Development in with-in herd prevalence, between herd prevalence and carcass prevalence in Danish pigs and pork compared to number of attributable human cases from 1995 to 2012

Jan Dahl, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Digestive microbiota changes during application of an effective, feed presentation based, mitigation option against Salmonella shedding in pigs

P. LeBel, Université de Montréal
Philippe Fravalo, Université de Montréal
J. Longpré, Université de Montréal
É. Yergeau, National Research Council Canada
B. Laplante, F. Ménard, Inc.
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Dynamic of Campylobacter infection within pig farms from sows to fattening pigs

Mily Leblanc-Maidor, French National Institute for Agricultural Research
Martin Denis, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
B. Chidaine, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
Catharine Belloc, French National Institute for Agricultural Research

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Dynamic of Campylobacter infection within pig farms from sows to fattening pigs

Miyl Leblanc-Maidor, French National Institute for Agricultural Research
Martin Denis, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
B. Chidaine, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
C. Belloc, French National Institute for Agricultural Research

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Effect of age and anatomic site on likelihood of detecting S. aureus in pigs

L. Linhares, University of Minnesota
M. Yang, University of Minnesota
S. Sreevatsan, University of Minnesota
P. R. Davies, University of Minnesota

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Efficacy of a Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Choleraesuis experimental combination vaccine against S. Typhimurium challenge in growing pigs

D. Jordan, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
T. Kaiser, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
G. Cline, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Evaluation of penicillin G residues by kidney inhibition swab tests in sow body fluids and tissues following intramuscular injection

Weilin L. Shelver, United States Department of Agriculture
S. J. Lupton, United States Department of Agriculture
D. J. Newman, North Dakota State University
S. Larsen, National Pork Board
David J. Smith, United States Department of Agriculture

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Evaluation of penicillin G residues by kidney inhibition swab tests in sow body fluids and tissues following intramuscular injection

Weilin L. Shelver, United States Department of Agriculture
S. J. Lupton, United States Department of Agriculture
D. J. Newman, North Dakota State Univresity
S. Larsen, National Pork Board
D. J. Smith, United States Department of Agriculture

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Evaluation of the impact of functional foods on the course of Salmonella infection in piglets

Nadia Bergeron, Université de Montréal
M. Lessard, Université de Montréal
Sylvain Quessy, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Exposure assessment of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases/AmpC beta-lactamases-producing in meat in Denmark

L. P. Carmo, Universidade do Porto
L. R. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
P. M. da Costa, Universidade do Porto
Lis Alban, University of Copenhagen

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Feed size and texture influence propionic and butyric acid concentrations and Escherichia coli populations in the pig gastrointestinal tract

J. Longpré, Université de Montréal
P. LeBel, Université de Montréal
D. Massé, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
John Morris Fairbrother, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Galactomannans for the control of Salmonella infection in fattening pigs

R. C. Mainar-Jaime, Universidad de Zaragoza
S. Andrés, Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón
M. Auseré, Agropienso Sociedad Cooperativa
J. P. Vico, Universidad Católica de Córdoba

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Genetic diversity of ST5 Staphylococcus aureus isolated from swine veterinarians in the USA

Jisun Sun, Univresity of Minnesota
Leticia Linhares, Univresity of Minnesota
My Yang, Univresity of Minnesota
Srinand Srivatsan, Univresity of Minnesota
Peter Davies, Univresity of Minnesota

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Identification and distribution of E. coli virulence gene profiles in an operating swine production network

Gabriel Desmarais, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal
John Morris Fairbrother, Université de Montréal
Philippe Fravalo, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Innate Immune Response Induced in Gnotobiotic Piglets by a Mixed Culture of Commensal Bacteria

Roger B. Harvey, United States Department of Agriculture
Kenneth J. Genovese, United States Department of Agriculture
Haiqi He, United States Department of Agriculture
David J. Nisbet, United States Department of Agriculture

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

InVitro characterization of colistin resistance and transfer of neomycin resistance in Escherichia coli O149 strains

W. Thériault, Université de Montréal
S. L. Lewandowski, Université de Montréal
M. Archambault, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Longitudinal investigation of Salmonella spp. from farm to fork in the pig industry in Reunion Island

C. Tessier, Coopérative des producteurs de porcs de la Réunion
L. Atiana, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement
E. Cardinale, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement
Martin Denis, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Longitudinal study of Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA colonization of US swine veterinarians

Jisun Sun, University of Minnesota
L. Linhares, University of Minnesota
M. Yang, University of Minnesota
S. Sreevatsan, University of Minnesota
P. R. Davies, University of Minnesota

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Meat Juice Multiserology – Developing a protein microarray for simultaneously detecting antibodies against zoonoses and production diseases in pigs

Diane Meemken, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
S. Hahne, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
C. Baechlein, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
C. Engemann, QIAGEN Leipzig GmbH
J. Gabert, QIAGEN Leipzig GmbH
S. Sander, QIAGEN Leipzig GmbH
D. Lichter, Alere Technologies GmbH
G. Klein, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Thomas Blaha, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Oral colistin sulfate in pigs: pharmacokinetics and effect on fecal Escherichia coli excretion of weaned pigs challenged with Escherichia coli F4 (K88)

M. Rhouma, Université de Montréal
W. Thériault, Université de Montréal
Nadia Bergeron, Université de Montréal
S. L. Lewandowski, Université de Montréal
J. M. Fairbrother, Université de Montréal
F. Beaudry, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Origin of Listeria monocytogenes on meat products

Derk Oorburg, Wageningen University
R. Dijkman, Gezondheidsdienst voor dieren
Lourens Heres, VION Food Group
H. A. P. Urlings, Wageningen University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Persistence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in pig herds over a two year period

Peter J. van der Wolf, Animal Health Service
M. Meijerink, Animal Health Service
E. Broens, Utrecht University
E. Graat, Wageningen University
R. Köck, University Hospital Münster
A. Friedrich, University of Groningen

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Porcine Hepatitis E

P. Buholzer, Prionics AG
S. Wacheck, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
R. Fries, Freie Universität Berlin
K. Reisp, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
F. Schmoll, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Possible impact of the “yellow card” antimicrobial scheme on meat inspection lesions in Danish finisher pigs

Lis Alban, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
Jan Dahl, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
M. Andreasen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
J. V. Petersen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
M. Sandberg, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Potential alternatives to antimicrobials in pig production based on perceived effectiveness, feasibility and return on investment

Merel Postma, Ghent University
Elisabeth grosse Beilage, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Catherine Belloc, French National Institute for Agricultural Research
Denise Iten, ETH Zürich
Elisabeth Okholm Nielsen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
Annette Backhans, Swedish Univresity of Agricultural Sciences
Katharina D. C. Stärk, Safoso AG
Jeroen Dewulf, Ghent University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Salmonella, E. coli, and Campylobacter in Pigs from Swine Producing States in the United States

M. Abley, United States Department of Agriculture
Paula J. Fedorka-Cray, United States Department of Agriculture
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State Univresity
James D. McKean, Iowa State University
P. Davies, University of Minnesota
Siddhartha Thakur, North Carolina State University
S. Larsen, National Pork Board

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Prevalence and risk factors susceptibility of Salmonella spp., Campylobacter spp. and Listeria spp. isolated from pork and poultry sausages, in Reunion Island, France

A. Trimoulinard, Centre de coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement
C. Tessier, Centre de coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement
M. Beral, Centre de coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement
L. Atiana, Centre de coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement
I. Henry, Crête D'Or Entreprise
E. Cardinale, Centre de coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Prevalence and risk indicators associated with Salmonella infection in farrow-to-finish farm in Reunion Island

C. Tessier, Coopérative des producteurs de porcs de la Réunion
L. Atiana, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement
Martin Denis, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
E. Cardinale, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Prevalence of Salmonella, Toxoplasma, Yersinia, Hepatitis E and Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus in UK pigs at slaughter

Tanya Cheney, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
L. F. Powell, Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Review of the International Commission on Trichinellosis Workshop on Surveillance for Trichinella

David G. Pyburn, United States Department of Agriculture
H. R. Gamble, National Academy of Sciences

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Risk-based Surveillance of Antimicrobial Residues – Identification of Potential Risk Factors

Lis Alban, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
G. Pacheco, Danish Agriculture and Food Council
J. V. Petersen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Salmonella serovar distribution and risk factors associated with persistence of shedding in finishing pigs

A. F. A. Pires, Michigan State University
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University
C. Bolin, Michigan State University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Similarities in seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii, Trichinella spp., Trichuris suis and Ascaris suum in swine in the conventional and antibiotic free swine production systems

Siddhartha Thakur, North Carolina State University
D. Hill, United States Department of Agriculture
E. Susick, North Carolina State University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Simulation Model for Salmonella Typhimurium on a Farrow-to-Finish Herd

Carla Correia-Gomes, Universidade do Porto
T. Economou, University of Exeter
T. Bailey, University of Exeter
P. Brazdil, Universitdade do Porto
M. Vieira-Pinto, University of Trás‑os‑Montes and Alto Douro
J. Niza-Ribeiro, Universidade do Porto

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Study on Salmonella sp. in the head part of carcasses from slaughtered pigs

M. M. Vieira-Pinto, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
L. Morais, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
P. Reais, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
P. Themudo, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Swine zoonosis risk assessment with new herd seroprofiling assays from QIAGEN

Carsten Schroeder, QIAGEN Leipzig GmbH
C. Sander, QIAGEN Leipzig GmbH
S. Kanitz, QIAGEN Leipzig GmbH
C. Engemann, QIAGEN Leipzig GmbH

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

The change of plasma C-reactive protein and metabolite concentrations, and MPS sick degree score in Landrase selected for resistance to MPS, Large Yorkshire selected for immune performances and the crossbreed

Y. Suda, Miyagi University
A. Sakuma, Miyagi Prefectural Animal Industry Experimental Station
T. Shimazu, Tohoku University
L. Borjigin, Tohoku University
H. Yu, Tohoku University
Y. Katayama, Tohoku University
M. Nakajo, Miyagi Prefectural Animal Industry Experimental Station
H. Kitazawa, Tohoku University
H. Aso, Tohoku University
K. Kato, Tohoku University
K. Suzuki, Tohoku University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

The first notification of Salmonella Budapest in Portuguese meat products: a case report

Ana Santos, Universidade do Porto
M. Lourenço, Diagnóstico Veterinário Lda.
M. M. Vieira-Pinto, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

The Impact of Pig Health on Public Health: Quantitative Data for Risk Assessments

A. deClercq, Iowa State University
H. Scott Hurd, Iowa State University
A. Ramirez, Iowa State University
T. Frana, Iowa State University

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

The True Seroprevalence of Enteropathogenic Yersinia in Pigs, a Hayesian Approach

M. J. Vilar, University of Helsinki
J. Ranta, Finnish Food Safety Authority
S. Virtanen, University of Helsinki
R. Laukkanen-Ninios, University of Helsinki
H. Korkeala, University of Helsinki

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

TLR4 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) Associated with Salmonella Shedding in Pigs

Jalusa Deon Kich, United States Department of Agriculture
Joliat Janutenaite Uthe, United States Department of Agriculture
Magda Vieira Benavides, Embrapa LabEx
Maurício Egído Cantão, Embrapa Suínos e Aves
Ricardo Zanella, Embrapa Suínos e Aves
Christopher Keith Tuggle, Iowa State University
Shawn Michelle Dunkin Bearson, United States Department of Agriculture

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Use of a slaughter hygiene indicator (Escherichia coli) to quantify the risk of human salmonellosis related to pork in Denmark – an approach for risk based meat control?

Anne Mette Bollerslev, Technical University of Denmark
Maarten Nauta, Technical University of Denmark
Tine Hald, Technical University of Denmark
Tina Beck Hansen, Technical University of Denmark
Søren Aabo, Technical University of Denmark

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM

Yersinia enterocolitica prevalence, on fresh pork, poultry and beef meat at retail level, in France

Emilie Esnault, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Safety
A. Labbé, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Safety
C. Houdayer, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Safety
Martin Denis, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Safety

Portland, Maine, USA

12:00 AM