A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems

Date
2012-10
Authors
Fox, Bradley K
Tamaru, Clyde S
Hollyer, James
Castro, Luisa F
Fonseca, Jorge M
Jay-Russell, Michelle
Low, Todd
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University of Hawaii
Abstract
This study examines microbial water quality in recirculating aquaponic systems. The pathogens studied were E. coli and Salmonella, and the levels were compared with existing food safety standards.
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aquaponics, manure, RAS, salmonella, E. coli, escherichia coli
Citation
Fox BK, Tamaru CS, Hollyer J, Castro LF, Fonseca JM, Jay-Russell M, Low T. 2012. A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 11 p. (Food Safety and Technology Series; FST-51).
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