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Guidelines for Trichinella
By Georgi Gyton
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Last month saw the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene agree to draft guidelines for the control of Trichinella spp in pork, which US organisation the National Pork Producers’ Council (NPPC) said was a major victory for the US pork industry. The guidelines will provide a way for countries to define negligible risk for Trichinella and establish methods for monitoring the parasite, said the NPPC.