National Microbiological Baseline Study in Broiler Chicken
December 2012 – December 2013


BPW: buffered peptone water
CFU: colony forming unit
CI: confidence interval
CFIA: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
CMA: census metropolitan area
FPT: federal, provincial and territorial
FSIS: Food Safety and Inspection Service
MBS: microbiological baseline study
MPN: most probable number
P: prevalence
PRI: Pathogen Reduction Initiative
SLBL: skinless and boneless
SOBI: skin-on and bone-in

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