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Action plan against Campylobacter in broilers

Norwegian broilers has a low prevalence of Campylobacter, around 5% on an annual basis. However, during the summer months, the prevalence can be higher.

The aim of the Action Plan regarding Campylobacter in Norwegian broilers is to reduce the human exposure to Campylobacter through Norwegian broiler meat products. 

Campylobacteriosis is currently the most commonly reported bacterial infectious disease in the Norwegian human population. For close to half of the cases, the infection is acquired in Norway. Consumption of poultry meat purchased raw has been identified as a significant risk factor.


Description of the Action Plan