Presentation of academic dissertation Taxonomy and diversity of coccal lactic acid bacteria associated with meat and the meat processing environment

5.5.2015

<p>The dissertation aims at investigating the complex phenomenon of spoilage, which still remains partly unexplained; it is caused by the metabolic activities and combined effects of microbes as they grow and use meat for nutrition. In spoilage research, the premise is to identify the microbes occurring in spoiling meat and meat processing environments.</p>

Riitta Rahkila, who is a Licentiate of Veterinary Medicine and works in the Meat Inspection Unit at the Control Department of Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira, has completed her doctoral dissertation in the Department of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Helsinki.

The dissertation will be presented for public examination in Biocentre 2, auditorium 1041, in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Helsinki (address Viikinkaari 5) on Friday, 8 May 2015 at 12.00 noon.

English abstract of academic dissertation Taxonomy and diversity of coccal lactic acid bacteria associated with meat and the meat processing environment.

The presentation will be conducted in Finnish.

For more information, please contact:
Riitta Rahkila, Senior Inspector, Meat Inspection Unit, tel. +358 50 591 4790

 

 

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