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  • Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal
    Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal
    Hundreds of thousands of Americans are Salmonella poisoned by poultry every year, yet it remains legal to sell meat proven to be contaminated.
  • Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
    Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
    Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
  • Zero Tolerance to Acceptable Risk
    Zero Tolerance to Acceptable Risk
    The fish and poultry industries propose moving from a zero tolerance policy on certain dangerous foodborne pathogens to an "acceptable risk" policy given how widely contaminated their products are...
  • Viral Meat Spray
    Viral Meat Spray
    Bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages) have been approved as meat additives to reduce the risk of Listeria and Campylobacter found in processed meat and poultry products, but there is a concern...
  • Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
    Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
    A profile of the study “Dirty Money: An Investigation into the Hygiene Status of Some of the World’s Currencies as Obtained from Food Outlets.” The level of fecal bacteria contamination on...
  • Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
    Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
    Exposure to meat packaging in the supermarket may lead to food poisoning in children placed in shopping carts.
  • Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    The food-poisoning fecal bacteria found in 70% of U.S. retail poultry is destroyed by proper cooking, but contamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.
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