TABLE 1.

Number of meat samples analyzed by yeara

YrNo. of meat samples analyzed
Ground turkeyChicken breastPork chopGround beefTotal
20026426166136422,513
20038578978998803,533
20041,1651,1721,1761,1864,699
20051,1951,1941,1961,1964,781
20061,1851,1961,1921,1964,769
Total5,0445,0755,0765,10020,295
  • a The total number of meat specimens analyzed increased as the number of participating test sites expanded from 5 in 2002 to 10 in 2006 (14).