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Data standards: sampling chickens in an open data way

Fowl open data - food hygiene standards for chickens

Here’s an example of why open data standards are important: Campylobacter, which the biggest cause of food poisoning ilness¬†amongst humans. It’s commonly found in chickens, and the Food Standards Agency is actively monitoring for it. So, how to create a useful set of data standards for it?

The standards we’re discussing are the generic ones that apply to lots of sampling. What could people suggest.

Cost? How is it determined? Specified for each dataset. For the chicken dataset, it’s the cost per entire chicken. Is it a sensible thing to have in?

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