Campylobacteriosis is the most frequently reported bacterial foodborne illness in New Zealand and a major route of infection with Campylobacter spp. is contaminated food consumption. A recent attribution study conducted in the Manawatu district of New Zealand has identified poultry meat as a primary exposure pathway of campylobacteriosis (Mullner et al., 2009).
Bacterial concentrations of poultry offal and in mechanically separated meat products at the processing plant - Technical paper 2011/59
Food Safety, Food safety and suitability research, Campylobacter