J. Sumner, University of Tasmania, Australia
I. Jenson, Meat and Livestock Australia, Australia
T. Ross, University of Tasmania, Australia
Since 2002, predictive food microbiology models have become an everyday part of meat processing in Australia. In early February 2011, tropical cyclone Yasi, the most intense cyclone to land on the Australian continent in 100 years, struck the north east coast of Australia. Many services were interrupted, including electricity supply. The integrity of perishable foods under refrigerated storage was compromised, including a large volume of fresh meat at a processing plant. Fortunately, the concept of predictive ...