FSIS Microbiological Testing Program for Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Meat and Poultry Products: Table 25
|Percent Positive Salmonella Tests for RTE meat and poultry, Calendar Year 2010*|
|ALLRTE||RTE001||Summary of All Projects|
|Number of Samples||3,152||8,704||11,856|
|Number of Positives||1||3||4|
|Percent Positive a||0.03||0.03||0.03|
* Starting in the fourth quarter of CY 2009, a new complex product coding system was put into effect and as a result the RTE data will be reported by project rather than by product category. Comparison to CY 2008 data can be done by using the project summary data.
a (Number Positive/Number Analyzed x 100) in 325 grams of tested product