136 страниц. 2011 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing This book x-rays the food safety condition of raw and ready-to-eat (RTE) beef, fish, and poultry in a major city in southern Nigeria with the view to compare it with standard microbiological benchmarks available worldwide. It also focuses on the microbiological quality of some abattoirs. In addition antibiotics sensitivity profile was determined for organisms detected. Recommendations for improvement to reduce microbial load especially on RTE food are also outlined.