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Int. J. Livest. Res.. 2012; 2(3): 199-204


Bacteriological Load (Bacillus cereus) of the Street Vended Mutton Tikka in Srinagar City of Kashmir, India

Yasir Hafeez, Asif Iqbal, Manzoor Ahmad, Mehboob Willayet, G.N.Sheikh, Mahrukh Ahmad, Shahana Tramboo,Mohsin Qazi.

Abstract
The present study describes the mean bacterial count of Street vended food samples in Srinagar of Kashmir Valley city during 2010-2011 of two seasons’ viz. autumn and winter. A total of Hundered Street vended food samples comprising of 60 mutton tikka and 40 chutney samples were tested. Bacillus cereus strains were isolated from 27 of the mutton tikka and 13 of the chutney samples resulting in overall prevalence of 45% and 32.5%, respectively. The mean bacterial count of 60 mutton tikka and 40 chutney samples was 4.6817 and 5.6575 log10 cfu/g.

Key words: Bacillus cereus, Bacterial load, Mutton Tikka, Srinagar.



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